Following a narrow, 23-20 defeat to Texas Tech, West Virginia head coach Neal Brown was visibly frustrated with his team after it played poorly in the first half and nearly had a 17-point second half comeback.
On Saturday, former consensus First Team All-American linebacker Daryl Talley became just the fourth Mountaineer to have his number retired at West Virginia.
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So far this season, the West Virginia passing game has struggled and against then-No. 4 Oklahoma, it put up its worst game of the season. The team passed for just 179 yards against the Sooners and wide receiver Bryce Ford-Wheaton accounted for more than half (93 yards).
After four weeks of games, it’s been obvious that the West Virginia offense has struggled to score points and provide enough cushion for a defense that is currently ranked No. 36 in total defense in NCAA Division I FBS football.
West Virginia was only a few mishaps away from winning its first game ever on the road against a top-5 team when it faced the No. 4 Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday night.
On Saturday night, West Virginia faced No. 4 Oklahoma and nearly had a program defining victory, but late miscues and offensive struggles plagued the Mountaineers in a 16-13 loss.
On Saturday, West Virginia held tight with No.4 Oklahoma, but a late game push from the Sooners propelled them to a 16-13 victory. The West Virginia defense held strong throughout the game but faltered on the last drive of the game, allowing Oklahoma to drive 82 yards and kick game winning f…
The West Virginia Mountaineers are faced with a tall task on Saturday as they head into Norman, Oklahoma, to face the undefeated No. 4 Oklahoma Sooners.
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The No. 4 Oklahoma Sooners (3-0) have been top dog in the Big 12 for many years now. However, they are on their way out of the Big 12. So, this could be one of the last times that West Virginia has to travel to Norman, Oklahoma, where it hasn’t faired well since joining the conference in 2012.
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This past week, the West Virginia defense played some of its best football this season including a huge performance from bandit, Jared Bartlett. Due to his performance against Virginia Tech, Bartlett earned multiple awards including Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week.
In one of the biggest wins of the Neal Brown era, West Virginia defeated No. 15 Virginia Tech on Saturday afternoon, 27-21, in Morgantown after a near collapse in the fourth quarter.
The West Virginia football team came out firing on all cylinders as the Mountaineers scored two touchdowns in its first five plays. WVU rode with the momentum through the game as they upset No. 15 Virginia Tech.
For the first time since 2005, Morgantown is being invaded by Hokies.
This Saturday, West Virginia will host No. 15 Virginia Tech in a battle for the Black Diamond Trophy. The two teams have met 52 times and WVU leads the all-time series, 28-23-1.
The West Virginia football team dominated the Long Island Sharks up and down the field on Saturday, rolling to a blowout 66-0 win. And the Mountaineers extended two different WVU win streaks.
The West Virginia Mountaineers needed a bounce back performance in their home opener against Long Island and they got just that with a dominant, 66-0 victory.
Following its 66-0 win over Long Island, the West Virginia football team has now won 18-straight home openers and has also improved to 22-0 against FCS opponents.
The Big 12 conference is looking towards a new era after announcing Friday that four new schools will join the league to replace departing Oklahoma and Texas.
West Virginia and the rest of the Big 12 conference are about to have some new friends with the Big 12 presidents and chancellors voting unanimously on Friday to accept BYU, Houston, Cincinnati and UCF into the conference.
The West Virginia Mountaineers will host the Long Island Sharks on Saturday in Morgantown. Both teams enter the weekend hungry for their first win of the season.
Long Island vs. West Virginia
For the first time since Nov. 23, 2019, Milan Puskar Stadium is hosting a West Virginia football game without COVID-19 capacity restrictions as the stadium is set for 100% capacity against Long Island on Saturday at 5 p.m.
In a game with few bright spots for West Virginia, Winston Wright Jr. shined on special teams. Wright totaled 217 kickoff return yards which set a new WVU single game record breaking Tavon Austin’s previous mark (199 yards).
Neal Brown is looking for a reboot this week following a 30-24 loss against Maryland in West Virginia’s season opener last Saturday.
The 2021 West Virginia football season started with a tough, 30-24, loss to the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday night in College Park, Maryland.
It was a rough 2021 season opener for the West Virginia football team as they lost, 30-24, to Maryland on Saturday evening after turnovers plagued the offense.
Last season, the West Virginia football team had its fair share of troubles on the road even without full capacity stadiums there to greet the Mountaineers in places like Stillwater, Oklahoma, and Ames, Iowa.
The Daily Athenaeum sat down with Cheldon Williams, director of the Pride of West Virginia for an interview before the band’s first performance.
Just over nine months ago, quarterback Jarret Doege was benched in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl at halftime in favor of Austin Kendall.
The West Virginia football team lost some major players from last year’s roster, but have maintained many crucial playmakers on both sides of the ball. These players are the key returners for the 2021 football season.
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