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Leaders emerging on defense for WVU football

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--The West Virginia University football team lost numerous members of its defense last season, including several players that were crucial team leaders. With the loss of Karl Joseph, Nick Kwiatkoski, KJ Dillon and Daryl Worley, the Mountaineers need a new crop of leaders to step forward and that is just

O’Toole and Barber find homes in NFL

Former WVU linebacker Jared Barber announced via Twitter that he will be getting a tryout with the Carolina Panthers joining former WVU defensive back Daryl Worley who was drafted by the Panthers in the 3rd round of the NFL draft. Also finding a home is former WVU punter Nick O'Toole who will

Six Mountaineers set to participate in NFL Combine

INDIANAPOLIS--The on-field portion of the NFL Combine is set to get underway on Friday and go throughout the weekend, and six former West Virginia University football players will partake in their first steps towards the NFL Draft. More than 300 of the country's top prospects will be on hand to show

Press Release: KJ Dillon invited to play in Senior Bowl

Also playing in the senior bowl, Kwiatkoski was named an All-American First Team selection by ProFootballFocus and was an All-Big 12 first-team selection. He led the Mountaineers with 86 tackles, including three sacks, 10 tackles for loss, three interceptions, seven pass breakups, forced a fumble and recovered a fumble.  Petteway will

The real meaning of being a Mountaineer

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Growing up in the Mountain State, West Virginia residents know exactly what it means to carry a passion for its state and its football team. On Saturday afternoon, the West Virginia University football team will step on the field to take on the Iowa State Cyclones, but for 21 seniors

WVU looks to end losing streak against Texas Tech

MORGANTOWN, W.Va--The West Virginia University football team is looking to avoid its fifth straight loss as the Texas Tech Red Raiders come to town on Saturday afternoon. Texas Tech is 5-4 on the season and has one of the country's top offenses, averaging 47.3 points per game and 603.7 total yards

Carrying the state flag a new tradition for WVU football team

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Morgantown, W.Va.- From the first down chant to the firing of the musket and the singing of "Country Roads," the Mountaineers have many football game day traditions. This season, the team has started yet another tradition: the carrying of West Virginia's state flag home and away. Red-shirt senior and linebacker Jared Barber came up

Liberty notices Karl Joseph and WVU’s talented secondary

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.-- West Virginia University senior safety Karl Joseph is quickly becoming the face of the Mountaineers’ defense. He led the charge in last weekend’s shutout performance over Georgia Southern with eight tackles and three interceptions while throwing the hard hits he is known for. WVU’s opponents are well aware that in

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