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Ah, Brawl Week. My favorite football week of the year. The one week every year that I allow the hate that I keep bottled up deep down inside to just boil over and explode. And with it being Thanksgiving week, there's not a whole lot of other WVU sports news to distract us from that hate. That said, there's lot's of Brawl coverage is inside waiting for you.
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What You May Have Missed:
NCAA College Basketball Polls - ESPN
Just outside, receiving votes
NCAA College Football Power Rankings Week 12 - ESPN
Football: ESPN Uses Option For Rutgers Game - MSNsportsNET.Com
The way I understand it, basically ESPN is waiting on the outcome of the Brawl to determine game-time.
News of Note:
A Brawl for Respect (and the B.C.S.) - Pre-Snap Read
What the writer discounts is WVU winning and UConn losing another - Thanks to Philip M.
VIDEO: WVU Football Players and Coach Interviews - WVillustrated.com
Jock, Scooter, J.T., Geno, Coach Mullen, Barclay, Brooooce, Hogan, The Tandy, Julian, Pugnetti, Neild, Tavon, Glover, Alston, and the Sandman
Week 12 review/Week 13 preview - ESPN
Am I the only one who gets sad when our punter is called "the player of the game"?
Offensive Coordinator Jeff Mullen - Mountaineer TV
Offensive coordinator Jeff Mullen talks about Friday's Backyard Brawl at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.
Scooter Berry: The Backyard Brawl Veteran - WVMetroNews.com
The senior defensive tackle talks about the past Backyard Brawls he participated in.
Bouncing back - Times West Virginian
Pitt’s Sheard finds way after summer trouble
Around the League (and Beyond):
Big East Scenarios Update 11/21 - Voodoo Five
More heroic work by one of Voodoo Five's readers to figure out all the remaining Big East scenarios and tiebreakers with two weeks to play.
USF Fan Needs No Concessions Stand - With Leather
Way to represent!!!
Bob Casullo Out As Syracuse Assistant Head Coach/Special Teams Coach - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
If only Stew would do the same to certain members of his staff
Video of Interest:
Video of (Dis)Interest:
Lyrics are semi-NSFW
Today's Miss Throwdown is Belgian fashion model Kim Engelbosch. Who knew the Belgians were good at anything but waffles and beer? Clicking on her picture will lead you to the promised land (a gallery).
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