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Mountaineer Sunday Morning Roundup: May 31st Edition

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News and notes including more on Bosch's eligibility and the Big 12 payout, plus some football notes, pro news & more.

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WVU News & Notes:

WVU’s Big 12 share: $23 million - Charleston Gazette
If the conference’s calculations hold true and Bowlsby’s eventual $44 million payout is correct, West Virginia will be earning more than $50 million annually by the end of the current television contracts.

Big 12 payout climbs to record $252M; WVU’s partial share worth $23 million - WV MetroNews
West Virginia and TCU received 84-percent share for the 2014-15 school year as part of conference phase-in.

Big 12’s limit on controversial replays should be overturned - WV MetroNews
By threatening to punish schools that show an excessive amount of controversial replays, the conference is burying its head in the turf.

Michigan transfer Bosch eligible to play at WVU in 2015 thanks to waiver - WV MetroNews
Michigan transfer Kyle Bosch has received an NCAA waiver clearing the offensive lineman to play next season, potentially providing a huge boost as West Virginia tries to replace two guards.

Bosch cleared to play in fall for WVU football team - Exponent Telegram
Hertzel's Notebook

FURFARI: Defense looks fine, but WVU offense raises questions - Beckley Register-Herald
I happened to be taking a wait-and-see attitude on how West Virginia University’s football squad will fare in its fourth year under head coach Dana Holgorsen.

Lyons "Very Proud" of WVU Sports Strides - WVillustrated
Mountaineer athletic director details some of the progress he has seen in his first few months on the job, plus facilities upgrades around the department.

Huggins Helps Bring Sunahara to WVU Volleyball - WVillustrated
Experienced coach says he is ready to bring in the best talent to Morgantown in an effort to compete in the Big 12 Conference.

Watkins Undergoes Knee Surgery - BGN
Mountaineer sophomore basketball player Brandon Watkins underwent surgery Friday to repair a knee injury.

Former football stars model at WVU fashion show - Charleston Gazette
Former Mountaineer football players Rasheed Marshall and Quincy Wilson were just two of more than 100 models who showcased fashions from 20 different local and national retailers during the 33rd annual West Virginia University Mountaineer Athletic Club Classic Fashion Show.

Herock credits legendary coaches for showing him the way - Exponent Telegram
The one-time West Virginia University tight end/linebacker who this week was announced as part of the 2015 class of the WVU Sports Hall of Fame

Pro News:

Roomates: Brandon Marshall building chemistry with Geno Smith - New York Post
To help accelerate the chemistry between he and Smith, Marshall moved in with Smith in New Jersey.

David Garrard: Negativity derailing focus of Jets QB Geno Smith - 247Sports
Former NFL quarterback David Garrard thinks all the negative attention is getting to Jets quarterback Geno Smith.

Plenty of welcome sights at Packers' OTA practice - Packers
Back in uniform were native son and receiver Jared Abbrederis, offensive lineman Don Barclay and outside linebacker Andy Mulumba going through individual drills

Bears receiver Kevin White making friends at NFL Rookie Premiere - Chicago Sun Times
Kevin White was one of the 40 rookies to take part in the NFL rookie premiere. The four-day event is hosted by the NFL Players Association.