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The Shotgun/Throwdown: Wednesday (11/4/09) Edition

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Welcome, By-Godders, to the Shotgun/Throwdown, brought to you today by Stroh's. This goes to eleven.

It's seems the reports of my demise were pre-mature. Lew-uh-vull week is well under way and the Krag is in fine form. Hopefully we'll get to see a diary entry sometime soon. It's also video day here at the Shotgun/Throwdown. So get yourself some popcorn, sit back, relax and enjoy the shows. Tips and requests are always nice. Let's get it started...

What You May Have Missed:

Bill Stewart: On The Rebound - WVMETRONEWS.COM

Stew's Views: "Nothing To Lose" for U of L - BlueGoldNews.com

Coach Bill Stewart Quotes - MSNsportsNET.Com

Gold and Blue Report for Wednesday - WVMETRONEWS.COM

Football: Selected Player Quotes - MSNsportsNET.Com

Fact Check - BlueGoldNews.com

Big East stock report, Week 10 - ESPN

2009 Big East Fearless Picks - Week 10 - Scout.com

Power Rankings - Andy Staples - SI.com
He still has us at #23. But the best read is in the intro.

Forde Yard Dash - ESPN

News of Note:

West Virginia's Stewart wants to run the table - PPG

Louisville coach hasn't lost his sense of humor - Charleston Gazette

Louisville coach lauds WVU gameday crowd - Charleston Daily Mail
Casazza's Notebook

Mountaineer fans take aim at Cards - Courier-Journal

Goodbye to warm welcomes, a WVU recruit and eye gouging - Charleston Gazette

Coaching not always about Xs and Os - Times West Virginian

Young QBs have picked apart W.Va.’s defense - Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register (AP)

WVU needs some fast fixes - Herald Dispatch

Stewart: Louisville has a lot to gain, nothing to lose - Register-Herald

Florida takes toll on WVU, Herd football - Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Devin Ebanks builds on freshman year by bulking up for West Virginia - NY Daily News

Alexander had tough decision - Times West Virginian
Hertzel Column

Quarterback Pat White has work to do before Miami Dolphins' caution lifts - MiamiHerald.com

Recruiting:

Future WVU RB Johnson "Best East of the Mississippi" - EerSports.com

Q&A: Doc Holliday Talks Recruiting - EerSports.com

McCartney Fond of Morgantown - WVIllustrated.com

What's On Tap:

Ex-athletes, team owners discuss sports business - Charleston Daily Mail
6 p.m. today in the Erickson Alumni Center

Around the League (and Beyond):

Cardinals inspired by Dungy - Courier-Journal

Rutgers' Tim Brown relishing opportunity to finally be team's go-to receiver - Star Ledger

Daniels getting help with sliding skills - Tampa Tribune
This was right after merry-go-round 101. Learning to swing is an adult graduate course (double entendre fully intended).

Why is Pitt's attendance so low? - PPG
He never does answer the question from the headline.

Pitt Notebook: Receivers aim to keep passing game clicking - PPG

What's next for UC's Collaros? - Cincinnati Enquirer

Loss of five contributors in one week will hurt Syracuse University football team - syracuse.com

Syracuse Loses to LeMoyne 82-79 in Exhibition - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
Syracuse continues to define the, "well, it could be worse," category of the college sports world.

OUR HEROES - TheUConnBlog.com
UConn is enjoying this.

Frustrated freshman staying with Vols - Truth&Rumors/FanNation

UT Vols Break Out Black Jerseys – Dave and Thomas Daily Timekillers
For those of you that think our all yellow "mustard" look is bad. Not that I'm a fan of it either, btw, but it's better than this.

Video of Interest:

JP Fanshawe mentioned this in the Tell Me Why You Love Mountaineer Football thread yesterday and felt it needed posting, so here it is.

Video of (Dis)Interest:

Same team! Same team!!!

This Week in Bodypainting:

Miss Throwdown:

Today's Miss Throwdown is a budding Polish pop singer, but will be forever known for things other than her voice. Please welcome a personal favorite of mine, Ewa Sonnet. (Google her if you want to see more, wink wink)