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Freshman set the tone in ‘Trust the climb’ Movement against NC State

Last week, Neal Brown and the rest of the Mountaineer coaching staff preached energy. They told the media they were looking for a group of guys who had the physicality and courage they were looking for. It was announced at that time that true freshman Ali Jennings and Winston Wright

Physicality, a focal​ point for the Mountaineers moving forward

Following a disappointing 31-7 loss to Missouri, the West Virginia football staff delivered a powerful speech to the media, with the same themes seeming to come up by every coach. Words like courage, inspired, and physicality continued to be brought up by the coaches. Themes that the staff collectively agreed

Missouri exposes inexperience, gives Mountaineers first loss in blowout fashion

MORGANTOWN, W.Va- In the first true test for Neal Brown and company in Power 5 competition, the Missouri Tigers rolled over the Mountaineers on a hot Saturday afternoon by the score of 38-7 in Columbia. After sneaking past James Madison last week, feelings were mixed coming into the game about how

Special teams, an early strength for the young Mountaineers

A week ago prior to the Mountaineers matchup against James Madison, head coach Neal Brown stated that special teams would play a major role in the game, and could even decide the outcome of the game. A week later, that forecast couldn't have been any more accurate, and Brown feels

Previewing the West Virginia-James Madison football game

MORGANTOWN W.Va- On August 31st, the James Madison Dukes will roll into Morgantown for a week one matchup against Neal Brown’s squad. Despite their affiliation with the FCS, the Dukes remain year after year, one of the most well-respected and dangerous teams in the nation at their level. They frequently

With his own offense to run, more vocal Austin Kendall ready to lead Mountaineers in Big 12

MORGANTOWN W.Va- Just weeks ago, the starting quarterback job remained up in the air, and the uncertainty of Mountaineer fans started to increase for the upcoming season without a named starter. Now with Austin Kendall having fully taken over the huddle, his teammates and coaches have noticed a much different,

After inspiring story leads him to West Virginia, Michael Brown ready to step up in 2019

Four years ago today, West Virginia University offensive lineman Michael Brown wasn't playing any form of organized football while attending Paramount High School in California. Now in just a few days, he'll be running onto Mountaineer field to start for a Big 12 conference team. Although his 6-foot-3, 345-pound frame may

Neal Brown talks Mountaineer football on The Jim Rome Show

Earlier this week, Neal Brown made an appearance on The Jim Rome Show, reflecting on the history of the Mountaineer football program as well as touching on the unique recruiting and geographic situation that comes into play at West Virginia. As most fans can immediately recall, there have been multiple years

After up and down stint in Tallahassee, Campbell ready to re-write script with Mountaineers

MORGANTOWN W.Va- George Campbell will run out of the tunnel and onto the field against James Madison in an unfamiliar and generally unexpected place. While playing into his senior season of college isn't out of the ordinary, his path that lead him to Morgantown, West Virginia’s country roads also acts

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