The Shotgun/Throwdown: Friday (8/28/09) Edition

Welcome By-Godders to the Friday edition of the Shotgun/Throwdown, brought to you today by Pilsen.

Our sponsor today is Paraguay's most popular beer, in honor of our own Miss Throwdown. I'm sorry, but this is another beer name that sounds like a biological function. Next week begins our game preparation, so hopefully I can find some more goodies. Now, if only there was some kind of tipline available for you guys to send in your requests and suggestions (for any and all content)...... Have a great weekend. See you after the jump.

What you may have missed:

Huggins reinstates Mazzulla - Charleston Daily Mail
Charley already posted the announcement, but here's a full article.

Video - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Complete video of Stew's Thursday presser. Not a direct link as it's a java pop up link from what I've posted.

No Rest For The Weary - BlueGoldNews.com
Hmmmm (no further comment from me).

"We compete every day. If Jarrett Brown doesn’t play well, I’ll start the next quarterback. I don’t get into all of that gelling stuff." - HCBS

Video: Rick Pitino's 8/26 press conference - Card Chronicle
This should be fun to watch. I realize I'm a bit late on this one. There's a drinking game below to make this more fun, if you like.

Tennessee Volunteers freshman Bryce Brown cleared in eligibility dispute - ESPN
Why is it that the perceived "Big Boys" seem to get their stuff taken care of by the NCAA first?

True freshman Matt Barkley named Southern California starting quarterback - LA Times
Though this is tentatively only for the 1st game and due to the injury to Corp.

News of Note:

WVU notebook - The Charleston Gazette
Hickman's notebook.

WVU basketball, Big East football, WVC nuggets - The Charleston Gazette
Vingle's notebook.

Long way from home - The Charleston Gazette
DL Curtis Feigt profiled.

Prep standout has eye on WVU job - Charleston Daily Mail
Walk-on from Huntington getting a chance.

WVU's Alston ready to help - Charleston Daily Mail
More help for curing the short yardage woes of a year ago?

Madsen has WVU center job in hands - The Times West Virginian
Hertzel profiles the newly named starting center.

Weeks 3 and 4 could make or break Big East's rep - ESPN
Bennett's take on some OOC games.

West Virginia Clubhouse - bigeastclubhouse.com
Here's a new one I found.

Three Reasons Every Big East Team Has A Chance To Win The Conference - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
Nunes breaks down the conference.

The Rick Pitino Press Conference Drinking Game - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
Here's a drinking game to make that above video more enjoyable.

Worldwide Leader previews Big East, occasionally mentions UConn - TheUConnBlog.com
UConn is feeling slighted...again. (puffs lower lip out).

Tim Tebow poised to pass Vince Young as all-time greatest player - Stewart Mandel - SI.com
Mandel breaks down college QB's using fantasy scoring. The reason I posted this is page two. See what happens when he adds Pat White to the list.

Jim Harbaugh Likes His Bathrooms - The World of Isaac
Who knew taking a dump could cost so much?

Maryland Football Coach Ralph Friedgen Has His Weight and His Program Under Control - washingtonpost.com
They don't call him the Fridge for nothing.

What's On Tap:

The NFL Preseason continues. Doesn't appear that PW got any PT last night.

The LLWS concludes. U.S. and International finals on Sat (starting at Noon) and the World final is Sunday at 3pm (all on ABC).

Miss Throwdown:

Today's Miss Throwdown is Miss Leryn Franco, from Paraguay. Javelin throwing never looked sexier. The picture leads to greater things (multiple galleries).


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