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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

WVU’s receivers still looking to breakout

Morgantown, W.Va.--With a group of talented wide receivers like Shelton Gibson, Daikiel Shorts, Ka'Raun White and Jovon Durante on the field, opponents are in for a real threat when they face West Virginia University. But the Mountaineers receiving corps has yet to live up to its full potential. “My guys haven’t played

Is WVU’s receiving corps too much for BYU?

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Over the last several years, the West Virginia University football team has became known for its speedy wide receivers. The Mountaineers have put Tavon Austin, Stedman Bailey, Kevin White and Mario Alford in the NFL. This season's squad has animated talent in Shelton Gibson, Ka'Raun White, Daikiel Shorts and Jovon

WVU trying to evolve rhythm of passing game

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--With the West Virginia University fall camp underway, one of the things the Mountaineers are continuing to work on is their passing game. Quarterback Skyler Howard passed for 3,145 yards and 26 touchdowns in 2015. But he threw 14 interceptions and surpassed 300 yards only two times. The 6-foot, 207-pound senior completed

Time for a new receiver to shine

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.-- West Virginia University has been put on the map because of a talented core of wide receivers over the last few years. With camp underway, the unproven group of receivers have a tall task of replacing Kevin White and Mario Alford. Why should it be a tough task for

Who Steps Up At Receiver For WVU in 2015?

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By Travis Stone Before the 2015 season gets underway, the Mountaineers will be faced with a task that is becoming a trend at WVU; replacing an All-American wide receiver. They will enter the season having lost their top two wide receivers from last year, Kevin White and Mario Alford. WVU was faced with

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