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The Shotgun/Throwdown: Tuesday (9/21/10) 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 Hurricane Reef Caribbean Style Pilsner, in honor of today's Miss Throwdown.

Between SBNation crashing and our internet at work being spotty, I'm a tad bit vexed at this point. I would have had this posted by 9 am if not for the technical issues. Anywayyyy...Focus here today is almost completely on LSU. I've even got some good notes and articles from the enemy camp. If you have any tips, suggestions or requests for content that you think I should 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 Tuesday - WVMETRONEWS.COM
This is an empty link right may want to check back later to see if they've fixed it

Football: BIG EAST Award Winners - MSNsportsNET.Com

Slipping Through the Cracks -

Big East Week 3 review/Week 4 preview - ESPN

Video: One Good Thing - ESPN

WVU Music Video - Terps -

Two WV Teams Headed To Death Valley - WVMETRONEWS.COM

NCAA College Football Week 4 Picks and Predictions -
Their computers have our game as a 1 pointer, leaning LSU's way 0.5%...I'd call that a toss up

On The Mark: Week 2 - ESPN

FanHouse Fab 40: Blowout Week - NCAAFB FanHouse

WVU Varsity Sports Update - BGN

Hornets sign former lottery pick Joe Alexander -

News of Note:

Shot At Redemption - BGN

Big East Notebook: Stewart Sees Opportunity For Conference Teams - Hartford Courant

Losses take some luster off big Week 4 - ESPN

West Virginia, LSU and the End of Days - Every Day Should Be Saturday

West Virginia faces test in LSU's 'Death Valley' - PPG

WVU in for hostile experience at LSU - Times West Virginian

Can Geno silence LSU roar? - Charleston Gazette

West Virginia hopes Geno Smith up for challenge of LSU and Tiger Stadium - Post Standard

Smith a star in the making - Martinsburg Journal

WVU, Big East face tall task - Charleston Daily Mail

WVU to face stern test at LSU - Inter-Mountain

Similarities plentiful between WVU, LSU - Charleston Daily Mail

WVU needs to avoid bomb - Register-Herald

WVU football Q&A answers 9.21.10 - 'Eers to the Ground

WVU offense moving more to pass instead of run - Times West Virginian
Hertzel Column

Just another game? Not for mad sacker - Charleston Gazette

WVU unleashes sack-happy defense - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Video: West Virginia's Bruce Irvin - ESPN

As the football turns... - Parkersburg News and Sentinel
News and notes...includes an update on Jenkins

From the Enemy Camp:

And The Valley Shook
The SBNation LSU blog...check back here often for more enemy news. These guys seem really cool, so please don't treat them like we do Pitt, Maryland, Marshall, etc fans.

Eye on Crowton - Pre-Snap Read
A look at LSU's offense

Mental change key to cornerback’s return - Daily Reveille

LSU Notebook for September 21, 2010 -

Special teams big deal at LSU -

Les Miles' Press Luncheon Comments: West Virginia - Times-Picayune

Defense putting up offensive-style numbers - Shreveport Times

What's On Tap:

1 pm today at this link

Around the League (and Beyond):

Syracuse University's Doug Marrone a big fan of Colgate coach's system - Post Standard

Status for Bulls WR Bogan still uncertain - Tampa Tribune

Kickoffs, punts get Louisville football team's special attention - Courier-Journal

Greg Schiano doesn't see North Carolina as 'measuring stick' - Star Ledger
...and that, my friends, is reason #578 why he won't get the PSU job when Paterno dies

Cincinnati has biggest challenge yet in Oklahoma - Cincinnati Enquirer

Edsall Looking At QB Position; Changes Possible - Hartford Courant

Pitt: Molding players is top priority - PPG

Mark Dantonio, Coaches Dancing With Sudden Death in Real Life - NCAAFB FanHouse

Video of Interest:

Videos of (Dis)Interest:


Oktoberfest Gallery of the Week:

Miss Throwdown:

Today's Miss Throwdown is a Playboy Cybergirl from Brandon, Florida. Here's Tasha Nicole. NON-WARNING NOTE: Gallery and videos are SFW.

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