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Quick Hit: WVU defense by the numbers

The 2015 WVU Mountaineer defense only once allowed a team to score above their season average in points per game. As the number two scoring defense in the Big 12 and number 39 in the nation opponents averaged 10.4 points less per game against the Mountaineers than they did the

Quick Hits: For WVU Stats Don’t Lie

As the Mountaineers finished off their non-conference slate for 2015 many have pointed to the defense as the strong point of the team, and rightfully so. The follow statistics show just how well the defense has performed. -The Mountaineers are ranked first in the national in turnover margin at +9. That

Karl Joseph Named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week

Morgantown W.Va.- There are many positive takeaways from the Mountaineers win over Georgia Southern, especially on defense. Senior Karl Joseph led the impressive Mountaineer defensive showing that kept the Eagles off the scoreboard. After a 3 interception (all in the 3rd quarter) and total of  four takeaways, Joseph earned his first career Big 12 defensive player of

Holgorsen: “It’s About Our Defense”

If you're waiting on West Virginia head football coach Dana Holgorsen to apologize for the amount of attention his defense is receiving, you'll be waiting a while. "We have 14, 15 guys that have been in our program for the last 3,4,5 years," he said." They've helped me make the transition

VIDEO: Dana Holgorsen talks Defensive Strength

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West Virginia University head football coach Dana Holgorsen met with the folks at CampusInsiders to talk about the Mountaineer defense as we get closer to the 2015 season. Holgorsen continues to talk about the experience on the defensive unit and the high expectations for the team this season. West Virginia could

Joseph and Dillon Leading Defense

It seems like they've been in Morgantown forever. Karl Joseph and KJ Dillon have been two of the more popular players in the Mountaineer football program since they arrived in Morgantown just a few years ago. Both have seen the ups and downs that come with college football, but both are now

Tony Gibson Leads Improved Unit

When the West Virginia University football team entered the 2014 season, nobody thought the Mountaineers would be sitting at 6-2 and battling for a Big 12 Championship. With No. 10 TCU coming to Morgantown this Saturday in front of a national televised ABC audience and with ESPN College Gameday coming to

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