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The Shotgun/Throwdown: Tuesday (10/20/09) Edition

Welcome, By-Godders, to the Shotgun/Throwdown, brought to you today by Sam Adams October Fest.

I'm feeling a bit under the weather today, so I don't have a lot to bore you with. Though, I do want to wish a very Happy Birthday to my Dad! Send in your tips and requests and see you after the jump...

What You May Have Missed:

Stew's Views: Injury Issues - BlueGoldNews.com

Bob Huggins: Mazzulla 100% - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Video link inside

Remembering Jasper Howard - MSNsportsNET.Com
Caridi is asking everyone at the game to cheer UConn as they enter the stadium prior to kickoff.

Weekend Wrap-Up - BlueGoldNews.com

NCAA College Football Power Rankings Week 7 - ESPN
We've cracked this list as well.

Marshall Award Winners - MSNsportsNET.Com
The Coaches' awards are announced.

West Virginia Football 2009: Week Seven Awards - Bleacher Report

On The Mark: Week 7 - ESPN
The ignorant slut's weekly rundown.

News of Note:

West Virginia's Brown looks iffy for UConn game - ESPN

Stewart not counting on QB's return - Charleston Gazette

Injury epidemic - Times West Virginian

Big East looks like a three-team race now - ESPN

Big 'Mo' not such a stupid concept - Charleston Gazette

Initial Thoughts: UConn - WVIllustrated.com

Any Given Saturday... - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
This is just a well written article

Jacknut Apparel - Real. Raw. Fresh.
Get your Owen Schmitt t-shirt. Thanks to JB for the find.

Recruiting:

WVU's Ace Recruiter For Linebacker Snow: Bob Huggins? - EerSports.com
"After WVU Visit, Standout Ohio Linebacker Nearing Decision"

Around the League (and Beyond):

Big East midseason review - Big East - ESPN

Big East backups forced into action - Charleston Daily Mail

UConn back on the practice field - Charleston Daily Mail

Updates from Storrs - TheUConnBlog.com

UConn seeking return to normal - Charleston Gazette

Enough Is Enough: Why Fan Tardiness Has Become a Concern in Syracuse | Bleacher Report
It seems it's not just West Virginia that is having a problem with fans.

Paulus & Co. Go Back To Work - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

Rutgers unable to create any kind of home field advantage - Star Ledger

UC still unsure of Pike's status - Cincinnati Enquirer

Pitt focuses on facing South Florida - PPG

The Louisville football program is still a disaster - Card Chronicle

Louisville fans only know how to voice their displeasure through song - Card Chronicle

Video of Interest:

Here's an interview with Kevin Jones, courtesy of our friends at WVIllustrated.

Miss Throwdown:

Today's Miss Throwdown is a Las Vegas native and 100% natural, or so she claims. Meet Natasha Wicks.

Watch Natasha Wicks - RawVegas.tv Girl of the Month on RawVegas.tv