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As contract negotiations break down uncertainty will remain

The reason(s) for Brian Mitchell's departure has become more clear over the last few days. West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons has been quoted recently by the media stating, “Coordinators are multi-year and assistants are year-to-year. If you look at the national trend, that is very consistent.” Mitchell was in the final year

Thanksgiving and football: How the Mountaineers celebrate

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Thanksgiving is about being thankful for things in life. It’s a holiday associated with turkey and spending time with family and friends. But there is one mainstay in many homes on Thanksgiving and that is football. Thousands of football fans will be tuned in to the NFL games on Thursday. “Thanksgiving is

Contract Details Released

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As a result of a Freedom of Information Act request WVU released the details of the most current contract extensions. One interesting aspect of this request is that although it has been reported that Joe DeForest has signed a one year extension details of his alleged extension were not included. Interim AD Keli

Many Questions Remain for 2015 Coaching Staff

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With the current WVU football staff all under contract questions now turn to whether or not they will all be members of the staff by the start of the 2015 season and if any further hires will be made. Reports have indicated that Bruce Tall has been brought back to Morgantown

Report: Bruce Tall to WVU

As first reported by, WVU has reportedly hired University of Charlotte defensive coordinator Bruce Tall.  It is not clear yet which role Tall will play on the defensive staff. Tall was a safeties coach at WVU under Rich Rodriguez before following him to Michigan where he was the Wolverines defensive line coach. Originally

Holgorsen Taking Time To Replace Dawson

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Even before Shannon Dawson left the press box as the Mountaineers offensive coordinator for the final time Monday night , WVU head coach Dana Holgorsen knew he needed to replace him. Despite the fact that Holgorsen has openly admitted to calling most of the plays, having an OC on staff is a necessity. So

Recruiting: Douglas Commits To WVU

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Nassau C.C. (NY) cornerback Rasul Douglas pulled the trigger on Wednesday when he made the call to the Mountaineers making the 24th commitment of the 2015 class. Douglas, 6-3 and 230-pounds decided between WVU, Louisville and Rutgers. His relationship with Brian Mitchell had a positive effect on his decision, and this is

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