Welcome, By-Godders, to the Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU's best place for sports links, information and entertainment. Today we're being brought to you by Club Colombia, in honor of today's Miss Throwdown. That makes 27.
There's lots to keep you occupied/distracted inside. Plenty of articles and a few good videos to be thankful for as well. Everyone please have a wonderful Thanksgiving and be safe!!! I'll try to have something else up later today also. The tipline is always open. See you after the jump...
What You May Have Missed:
Tickets remain for WVU-Pitt - Charleston Daily Mail
Preview: Backyard Brawl - BlueGoldNews.com
Game Preview: Pitt - WVIllustrated.com
Pittsburgh-West Virginia is college football game of week - Cory McCartney - SI.com
Backyard Brawl chat transcript featuring Colin Dunlap and Paul Zeise - PPG
College Football Mailbag - Stewart Mandel - SI.com
College GameDay Kickoff: Week 13 preview - ESPN
News of Note (FB):
Pitt thinking 'Brawl' this week, not BCS - ESPN
Western Pennsylvania players staying away from West Virginia - PPG
WVU's Austin gets a taste of heated rivalry - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Gorman: In the middle of a Backyard Brawl - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
I could not take my WVU degree and go to work for Pitt and root for them....how about you readers?
Numbers down, but Pitt TE Byham is fired up - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Addition of Cignetti good for Panthers - Charleston Daily Mail
Back-to-back top 10 football foes really rare for WVU - Charleston Daily Mail
Multi-tasking Dickerson has helped Panthers - Charleston Daily Mail
Offensive line play key against Panthers - Charleston Gazette
That might be the understatement of the year.
Wannstedt proof that success can take time - Charleston Gazette
Sowers has done it all at West Virginia - Inter-Mountain
Seniors’ last home game set for Friday - Register-Herald
WVU hosts No. 9 Pitt in rivalry game - Times West Virginian
Today should be about rivalries - Times West Virginian
Hertzel Column.......if nothing else, I've learned one thing by doing this daily.....nobody cranks out as many articles as Bob Hertzel.
WVU looks to reverse its season vs. Pitt - Parkersburg News and Sentinel
For WVU, it’s about bowl position - Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Pitt leads series vs. Mountaineers - Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Pittsburgh is old-school, West Virginia 21st century - Bluefield Daily Telegraph (AP)
News of Note (BB):
Men's Basketball: WVU to Take on Long Beach - MSNsportsNET.Com
Preview: Long Beach State - BlueGoldNews.com
West Virginia vs. Long Beach St. Game Preview - WVIllustrated.com
Andy Katz: Loaded field at the 76 Classic provides a holiday feast - ESPN
WVU battles Long Beach State - Times West Virginian
Andy Katz's Daily Word: News and notes from the 76 Classic - ESPN
West Virginia forward Devin Ebanks to make season debut on Thursday - ESPN
76 Classic field will prepare WVU - Charleston Daily Mail
WVU hoping to begin tourney trip with a run on 'The Beach' - Charleston Gazette
Women's Basketball: WVU Heads to Nugget Classic - MSNsportsNET.Com
WVU women in Reno for tourney - Times West Virginian
EerSports on the Recruiting Trail: Nov. 25
What's On Tap:
West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Long Beach State 49ers - ESPN
2 p.m. today at the Anaheim Convention Center on ESPNU. Line has WVU by 15.
Around the League (and Beyond):
Pitt's Wannstedt maintains discipline on and off the field - PPG
Pitt confident despite loss to No. 3 Texas - PPG
With the three top 100 recruits, the Syracuse Orange have the top early recruiting class in the Big East - ESPN
Cincinnati Bearcats senior class will be remembered as one of the best - Cincinnati Enquirer
Louisville basketball all business and turkey in Vegas - Courier-Journal
Rutgers cornerback Devin McCourty has become most disruptive special teams player in program history - Star Ledger
Back to basketball - TheUConnBlog.com
South Florida Bulls linebacker Kion Wilson overcomes personal tragedy - ESPN
Videos of Interest:
Video of (Dis)Interest:
These are both awesome.
Today's Miss Throwdown is the Colombian beauty who stars in one of the funniest shows on TV right now, Modern Family. Let's all give thanks for Sofia Vergara.