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Position Primer: No scavenger hunt for talent among receivers, but will it pay off?

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.-- The West Virginia University football team lost two of its best wide receivers in Shelton Gibson and Daikiel Shorts, but the Mountaineers aren't scavenging for talent at the position. Both Gibson (43 receptions for 951 yards) and Shorts (63 receptions for 894 yards) moved on to the NFL after being WVU's go-to

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

WVU’s Jake Spavital ready for task at hand

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.-When Jake Spavital last coached at West Virginia University, Geno Smith, Tavon Austin and Steadman Bailey were a force to reckon with. The dynamic trio facilitated the Mountaineers in winning the 2011 Big East regular season title before obliterating Clemson in the 2012 Orange Bowl. Next year, the three were the

The Fun Has Begun in Preparation for the Liberty Bowl

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Bowl games are big business, there are millions of dollars as well as reputations at stake every December and January. The Liberty Bowl is no different. The Mountaineers have just finished off an impressive turnaround from last season's 4-8 record to finish 7-5 and bowl eligible. Texas A&M on the

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