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The Shotgun/Throwdown: Monday (9/20/10) Edition

Welcome, By-Godders, to the Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU's nationally recognized best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor and daily distractions. We're being brought to you today by Abbey Ales, in honor of today's Miss Throwdown.

We finally get to start talking about LSU today. Just about everyone has had this game circled ever since the schedule was released. This game is the measuring stick game. Can WVU get the Big East that signature OOC victory it is woefully longing for? We also have a few more looks back at the Maryland game and some status updates on a couple players. If you have any tips, suggestions or requests for content that you think I ought to share, you can always send them to me by email or Twitter. See you after the jump...

What You May Have Missed:

Gold and Blue Report for Monday - WVMETRONEWS.COM

Bill Stewart Weekly Teleconference 9/19 -

Football: Billl Stewart Quotes - MSNsportsNET.Com

NCAA College Football BCS Bowl Projections Week 3 - ESPN
Cue "The Jeffersons" theme song

2010 NCAA College Football Polls and Rankings for Week 4 - ESPN
#22 AP & #21 Coaches

Big East power rankings, Week 4 - ESPN

Football Notebook - MSNsportsNET.Com

What we learned in the Big East: Week 3 - ESPN

Football: Maryland Award Winners - MSNsportsNET.Com

Men's Basketball Schedule Released - MSNsportsNET.Com

Women's Basketball Schedule Released - MSNsportsNET.Com

Women's Soccer: Mountaineers Stun No. 5 Virginia - MSNsportsNET.Com

Men's Soccer: WVU Notches Comeback Win - MSNsportsNET.Com
3-1 over Cal State Fullerton

News of Note:

Hogan May Return - BGN

Hogan's status remains unchanged - Charleston Gazette

WVU coach said he will decide Hogan's return date - Charleston Daily Mail

Hogan being treated with kid gloves - Times West Virginian
Hertzel Column

12th Man Chimes In -

West Virginia: Mountaineers' workhorse saddle a Devine fit - PPG

WVU football Q&A answers 9.20.10 - 'Eers to the Ground

WVU Team Report -

"Sack Master" Irvin Lives up to His Rep - EerSports

WVU offense rolling up yardage, points - Charleston Daily Mail

WVU may play minus Jenkins - Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Monday Morning Quarterback - Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Who's Hot ... The Week Three Hot List -

Receivers coming to the rescue for West Virginia - Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

Austin lights up Maryland - Register-Herald

Big plays cause for concern with LSU looming - Charleston Gazette

WVU seeks complete game vs. LSU - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Mountaineer defense shines, just in time for WVU - Charleston Daily Mail

Goode enjoying his starts - Martinsburg Journal
Mickey's Column

WVU Football Photos: WVU vs. Maryland III -

Photo Gallery IV: WVU vs Maryland - BGN

Big East Things We Know, Things We Might Know, and Things We Don't Know - Voodoo Five

Final request for West Virginia fan fulfilled - PPG
Several of you have sent this in. Thank you


WVU commit Ben Bradley planning future trips to campus with high school teammate -

Recruiting Season Is Going Full Throttle - Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

Around the League (and Beyond):

Temple 30, UConn 16: Temple of doom - The UConn Blog
"UConn's offense blows." - Their words, not mine

No. 25 Oregon State holds off Louisville 35-28 - Courier-Journal
Don't look now, but UL is beginning to look better

Shaky start, big finish as Syracuse University defeats Maine, 38-14 - Post Standard

Bulls must slow down WKU’s Rainey - Tampa Tribune

All is not lost for Bearcats -- yet - Cincinnati Enquirer

Rutgers quarterback Tom Savage reaches into past to alleviate problems in present - Star Ledger

Pitt: Coaches want more big plays from linebackers - PPG

Pitt football player facing charges after Oakland fight - PPG

Steve Lavin aims to bring the bright lights back to New York, St. John's - ESPN

Michigan State Spartans coach Mark Dantonio had heart attack after win over Notre Dame Fighting Irish - ESPN

College GameDay Final: Week 3 - ESPN

Snap Judgements - Stewart Mandel -

College Football Overtime - Stewart Mandel -

Videos of Interest:

Video of (Dis)Interest:

This premiered last night and while it didn't blow me sets things up nicely to do so later in the season.

American Countdown Gallery of the Week:

The 50 Hottest American Women


Miss Throwdown:

Today's Miss Throwdown is a British model AND photographer. She has graced the tabloids as well as FHM, Maxim and others. Please welcome Louise Glover (there are two more galleries linked at the bottom the one linked from the picture).

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