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Postgame Hangover: Coal Bowl (9/2/12) Edition

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The fitting video tribute that ran pre-game:


"Welcome to Dana World. Fasten your seat belt." - Pittsburgh Tribune Review

A fitting tribute above along with a fitting quote to kick off the 2012 season for the Mountaineers. Here is your link dump of the all of the media coverage I could dig up covering yesterday's win over Marshall. Buckle your seat belts up, indeed. Things gone be fun this 'ear.

Breaking: WVU just scored again...again.

Recaps and Features:

West Virginia rolls Marshall for highest scoring opener in school history - ESPN
Recap, stats, photos, etc

West Virginia Rolls in Opener - WVUsports.com
Recap and video

Virtuoso Performance - BGN

West Virginia's Big 12 debut: Outstanding - College Football Nation Blog - ESPN

West Virginia still playing pinball; more early Week 1 Snap Judgments - Campus Union

Coal Bowl: WVU ends series with rout, 69-34 - Charleston Daily Mail

Expectations achieved - Charleston Gazette
Smith leads offensive barrage in WVU's 69-34 romp over Herd

WVU offense shows off strength - Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Unit puts up record-breaking numbers in win over Marshall

Smashing start - Times West Virginian
WVU doesn’t miss beat, routs Herd in opener

Explosive start - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

West Virginia racks up 69 points in win over Marshall - Pittsburgh Tribune Review

West VIrginia vs. Marshall Game Recap - WVillustrated

Alston and Buie help WVU bolt to fast start - Charleston Gazette

Running game makes WVU even more dangerous - Register-Herald

Alston: 'Sometimes I Feel Sorry For Them' - WVMETRONEWS.COM

"Scary" Shawne Alston Carries the Load - WVillustrated

West Virginia QB Smith sizzles in lopsided win vs. Marshall - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

WVU Scorches Herd - Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register
Mountaineers go for 69 against Marshall

WVU not Friend-ly in Coal Bowl - Register-Herald
Mountaineers flirt with 70, settle for 69-34 win over Marshall

HERTZEL COLUMN: Miramar connection finds groove - Times West Virginian

West Virginia ‘O’ Puts on a Clinic - Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

Column: Mountaineers Make Their Point - WVMETRONEWS.COM

Conventional snap almost revolutionary for Holgorsen - Register-Herald

Defense Has Some Holes - WVMETRONEWS.COM

Holgorsen Not Concerned About Yards Allowed - Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

Bruce, Joseph With Flashy Debuts - WVMETRONEWS.COM

Smith shatters WVU passing marks - Times West Virginian
Hetzel's Notebook

Coal Bowl: Marshall hurts self with early penalties - Charleston Daily Mail
Notebook

West Virginia notebook: Defense porous but enough - Pittsburgh Tribune Review

WVU notebook: WVU gets plenty of work on new kickoff rules - Charleston Gazette

Quotes, Notes & Numbers - WVMETRONEWS.COM

Five Plays That Made a Difference - WVMETRONEWS.COM

MU yields its most points since 1923 - Charleston Gazette

Both QBs were impressive in Friends of Coal Bowl - Parkersburg News and Sentinel

2012 Heisman Watch - Heisman Trophy Candidates - ESPN
Geno moving up

Big 12 helmet stickers: Week 1 - Big 12 Blog - ESPN


Photos:

PHOTOS from the 2012 Friends of Coal Bowl - WVillustrated

MORE PHOTOS: 2012 Friends of Coal Bowl - WVillustrated

PHOTO GALLERY: WVU 69, Marshall 34 - WVMETRONEWS.COM

Photo Gallery II: WVU vs Marshall - BGN

Photos\Video: Mountaineer Mantrip - BGN


Video:

Video: Marshall Postgame - BGN
Post Game presser with HCDH and interviews with OC Dawson and Geno

WVU Offensive Interviews Following Win Over Marshall - WVillustrated
Woods, Geno, Stedman, Coach Dawson, Tavon, Coach Gillespie, Buie and Alston

WVU Defensive Interviews Following Win Over Marshall - WVillustrated
The new BRUUUUCE, Rigg and Clarke

Watch this week's Dana Holgorsen Show! - WVillustrated


And finally (I couldn't pass this one up)...

This Week in Schadenfreude:

Youngstown State Penguins 31 - Pittsburgh Panthers 17
They supposed to be AC...oh, wait, they'll fit right in