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Grier, Sills Showcase Skill in NFL Preseason Over The Weekend

A couple former Mountaineer football players showcased what they’re made of in the second week of the NFL preseason schedule this past weekend, each fighting for healthy spots on their respective team’s 53-man rosters heading into the season. The first player who had an exceptional weekend was former West Virginia quarterback turned Carolina Panther

Chemistry important for Will Grier and WVU receivers

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Group text can be the beginning of something great. For the West Virginia University football team, they are hoping it will lead to an explosive season on the gridiron. With Will Grier at the helm of the offense this season, the Mountaineer wide outs were excited to build relationships with their

Five Thoughts from the Spring Game and ESPN’s April Prediction

MORGANTOWN, W.Va--The West Virginia Mountaineers concluded their spring practices with this past Saturday's Gold-Blue scrimmage and even though the Blue won 44-21--based on the unconventional scoring system-- there was a lot to like for Mountaineer fans who attended or watched the game. Here are five observations that I took away from the

Will Grier and David Sills click in spring game

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--One takeaway from Saturday's annual Gold-Blue Spring Game was that Will Grier and David Sills mesh well together. And it's a bond that could benefit WVU well come fall. “That connection has been fun to watch,” Mountaineers coach Dana Holgorsen said. "And over the course of the next two years it’s

Defense defeats offense in Gold-Blue Spring Game

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--During the annual Gold-Blue Spring Game, the West Virginia University defense defeated the offense 44-21 at Milan Puskar Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Besides two long offensive plays, the defense shut down the offense, allowing only three touchdowns. One of those came from former Mountaineer quarterback Geno Smith to Shelton Gibson. Wearing

WVU’s season shouldn’t be defined by disappointing ending

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Miami outmanned 14th-ranked West Virginia University in the Russell Athletic Bowl on Wednesday, cruising to a 31-14 victory. Despite the disappointing loss, the Mountaineers had one of their best seasons in head coach Dana Holgorsen's tenure. The program took strides in the right direction. "We got beat by a good football

WVU Football Officially Announces Mid-Season Signees

Press release courtesy WVU Athletic Communication MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - WVU football coach Dana Holgorsen has announced the signing of seven student-athletes to a national letter of intent and athletic grant-in-aid for the spring 2017 semester. Hakeem Bailey, CB, 6-1, 190, Atlanta, Ga./Iowa Western CC Played for coach Scott Strohmeier at Iowa Western Community

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