1. WVU Football: Does Playing for WVU Impact Geno's Chances for Heisman?

    West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith recently played a very average to below average game in Lubbock, Texas against the Red Raiders...

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  2. WVU Football: Does J.D. Woods Get the Credit He Deserves?

    How often does a receiver who catches 13 passes for 114 yards and a touchdown get overlooked? Well, it happened Saturday afternoon when the No. 8 West Virginia football team faced the No...

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  3. West Virginia Football: 5 Biggest Changes Needed on "D" to Contend for BCS

    Watching the Baylor-West Virginia game on Saturday was tough for those defensive-minded coaches out there...

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  4. WVU Football: Cornerback Postion Will Be Most Important This Season

    With that classic 70-63 West Virginia win over Baylor, college football fans saw almost everything in the game. Well, besides a bit of defense that is. Points came from every angle in this battle between the two Big 12 Conference teams...

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  5. WVU Football: Early Challenge Could Benefit the Mountaineers

    With West Virginia escaping over Maryland this past weekend, there was a lot of disappointment and uneasiness for Mountaineer fans around the country. It's not all bad, however. In the long run, this game is what WVU may have needed...

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  6. WVU Football: How Does Geno Smith Handle the Pressure?

    As much as a player wants to get away from the national spotlight, it's easier said than done. This is the case with West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith ...

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  7. WVU Football: Geno Smith Has Similar Numbers to What RGIII Had

    While we never want to use the "H" word for Geno Smith , the thought of him winning the coveted trophy is getting in the minds of Mountaineer fans everywhere...

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  8. WVU Football: 5 Keys to the Game vs. Maryland

    After squeaking out two wins against William & Mary and Temple, the Maryland Terrapins will come to Morgantown on Saturday, Sept. 22 to battle the West Virginia Mountaineers...

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  9. WVU Football: Isaiah Bruce Making an Immediate Impact for Mountaineers

    For redshirt freshman linebacker Isaiah Bruce, the moment was surreal. Making his Mountaineer debut against Marshall, Bruce would lead the team in tackles and woo the West Virginia crowd after a 43-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown...

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  10. Who's the Biggest Test for the West Virginia Mountaineers at This Point?

    The first two weeks of college football are complete. The Big 12 Conference has seen some up-and-down performances to this point in time, but it has still seen lots of points. In West Virginia's win over Marshall on Sept...

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  11. WVU Football: What Does the New Top 10 Ranking Mean?

    In this week's AP Poll, the West Virginia Mountaineers are ranked No. 9. So, what does being in the top 10 do for the WVU football program? Well, fans and teams shouldn't be caught up in the polls too much just yet...

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  12. Marshall at No. 11 West Virginia: Postgame Grades for the Mountaineers' Win

    West Virginia opened up the season with a statement against Marshall on Saturday afternoon. Senior quarterback Geno Smith had the game of his life with 323 yards, a mere four incomplete passes and a rushing touchdown...

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  13. West Virginia Football: 5 Keys to the Game vs. James Madison

    The West Virginia Mountaineers have an unfamiliar opponent on Sept. 15 at FedEx Field. The James Madison Dukes have knocked off a top team in the past. In fact, JMU was only the second FCS team to knock off a nationally ranked team...

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  14. WVU Football: Is the Marshall Game Really a Rivalry?

    There's always the thought of whether The Friends of Coal Bowl is truly a rivalry between the Marshall Thundering Herd and the West Virginia Mountaineers. The game is usually one-sided, as WVU has never lost to Marshall...

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  15. West Virginia Football: Power Ranking Each QB Mountaineers Will Face in 2012

    With the Big 12 Conference being a very pass-friendly league, the quarterback position is pivotal to any team's success...

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  16. West Virginia Football: 7 Keys to Winning the Texas Game

    Texas will prove to be the first real road test for the Mountaineers in the 2012 season. Winning in Austin is never an easy thing to do, especially with the fast, explosive defense the Longhorns have...

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  17. West Virginia Football: Finalizing the Week 1 Depth Chart

    As the West Virginia University football team gears up for Marshall University next weekend, the depth chart seems to be one of the more impressive ones in years for the Mountaineers...

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  18. WVU Football: How Will Young and Inexperienced Defense Fare in 2012 Season?

    The biggest question that remains with this year's West Virginia University football team is the young and inexperienced defense. As Sept. 1 rapidly approaches, every side of the ball must come together in order to have a promising season...

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  19. WVU Football: How Jordan Thompson Will Emerge as a Key Wide Receiver

    More freshmen will have a much larger presence this season as the West Virginia University football team gets ready to enter as a member of the Big 12 Conference. A standout thus far has be freshman receiver Jordon Thompson...

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  20. NBA Teams with the Brightest Futures

    With the Los Angeles Lakers acquiring guys like Steve Nash and Dwight Howard over the summer, the City of Angels will have a team to be reckoned with once again...

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  21. Novak Djokovic: How Toronto Win Will Give Him Extra Confidence for U.S. Open

    World No. 2 and top-seeded Novak Djokovic defended his Rogers Cup title last night with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Richard Gasquet . It was the Serb's third overall win in Toronto...

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  22. WVU Football: Is Stedman Bailey Getting Enough Credit for the Mountaineers?

    When you think of Heisman candidates on the West Virginia University football team, the two names that come to mind are receiver Tavon Austin and quarterback Geno Smith...

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  23. Nebraska Football: 5 Most Indispensable Cornhuskers for 2012 Season

    The Nebraska Cornhuskers had a tough stretch in the Legends Division last season. Big Red nation saw a tough time adjusting to the Big 10 Conference...

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  24. WVU Football: Is the Hype and Expectation a Bit Too Much and Too High?

    The West Virginia University football team has gotten a lot of preseason praise since the well-documented 70-33 win over the Clemson Tigers in the Orange Bowl. Since, WVU has been a team to watch out for as it enters the Big 12 Conference...

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  25. West Virginia Football: Dana Holgorsen Signs Six-Year Deal with Mountaineers

    According to WVUSports.com , West Virginia University's head football coach Dana Holgorsen has agreed to terms with Athletic Director Oliver Luck for a six-year contract running through 2017...

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