MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Heading into the season, an area of concern for WVU was its secondary but rest assured the defensive backs are progressing. "Our corners have had a few good practices, especially Hakeem Bailey," defensive coordinator Tony Gibson said. "He's a guy that keeps making play after play. He's got some picks.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--It was no secret that West Virginia University head coach Dana Holgorsen and defensive coordinator Tony Gibson were both frustrated with the defensive's poor performance in the Mountaineers' 38-21 victory over Youngstown State on Saturday, September 10. According to defensive coordinator Tony Gibson, the defense missed tackles and assignments with their
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--The loss of Dravon Askew-Henry left a huge void on defense for the West Virginia University football team but it opened a new opportunity for senior Jeremy Tyler. The 5-foot-11, 207-pound safety has always been good enough to start but someone has always been a little more superior. Now Tyler
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Dravon Askew-Henry has made 26 career starts at safety for West Virginia University but he has always been in shadows of Karl Joseph and KJ Dillon. The junior safety had 59 tackles, including 47 unassisted, a tackle for loss, an interception and four pass breakups in 13 starts as a sophomore
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.-- West Virginia University head coach Dana Holgorsen addressed the media on Friday afternoon and announced that the Mountaineers defensive line has taken another hit. Redshirt junior Xavier Pegues had offseason shoulder surgery and is sidelined until at least late October. “We have nine bodies, so they have to stay healthy,” Holgorsen
DALLAS--The college football season is right around the corner and West Virginia University head coach Dana Holgorsen is excited for the things to come this year. "Just like everybody else in the country, pretty excited about the upcoming season," Holgorsen said at the Big 12 Media Days event at the Omni
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (January 15, 2016) – West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen has announced that Matt Caponi will join the Mountaineer coaching staff as an assistant coach, handling the safeties. “Matt is an energetic coach and recruiter who will be a good addition to our defensive staff,” Holgorsen said. “Having already
BGS has learned that Arizona Wildcats safeties coach Matt Caponi will be leaving the Wildcats and taking the same position with the Mountaineers for the 2016 season. Arizona also released a statement a short while ago confirming that Caponi was leaving "to pursue another coaching opportunity." BGS had reported just this morning