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Thomas-Williams dismissed, new enrollees arrive on campus | Exponent Telegram
Normally in a college town, the day after graduation weekend is the quietest day of the year. But for the West Virginia football team it well may have been a day of impact as a new slew of transfers enrolled.
WVU Football Welcomes Six Additions to Campus | WV Illustrated
With graduation in the rearview, West Virginia University welcomed some brand new student-athletes to its football team Monday.
Trickett an unexpected part of Grier’s journey to WVU | Charleston Gazette-Mail
Will Grier was the exciting rookie playing quarterback at the University of Florida last fall. Clint Trickett was in his rookie season as the quarterbacks coach at East Mississippi Community College. They actually had quite a bit in common.
A close look at WVU’s football schedule | Charleston Gazette-Mail
While Dana Holgorsen can control some personnel matters, there’s one thing he cannot control: the schedule.
The Lunch’s post-spring football review: Linebackers | WV MetroNews
The Gold & Blue Lunch Report continues their post-spring positional look at West Virginia football.
Mazey's Mountaineers Getting Hot at Right Time | WVU Athletics
West Virginia ran its season-high winning streak to nine games with a 6-1 victory over William & Mary on what turned out to be a very cold mid-May Sunday afternoon in Morgantown.
Round Two of Backyard Brawl Set for Tuesday | WVU Athletics
Winners of nine in a row and 12 of its last 13, the West Virginia University baseball team takes its winning streak to Pittsburgh for the 192nd edition of the Backyard Brawl.
Grove Earns Second Newcomer of the Week Award | WVU Athletics
The record number of awards continue to roll in, as West Virginia University freshman right-handed pitcher Michael Grove has been named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week for the second time this season.
West Virginia Athletics:
Ransone Advances to U.S. Open Sectional Qualifier | WVU Athletics
West Virginia University golfer Jon Ransone has advanced to the sectional qualifier after placing second at the local qualifier for the 116th U.S. Open on Monday at Pete Dye Golf Club in Bridgeport.
Around The Big XII:
Big 12 Expansion Q&A: The Case for South Florida | Bring On The Cats
Jon talks with his esteemed peer at SB Nation's USF blog about South Florida's credentials.
Big 12 Expansion: Why NOT South Florida | Bring On The Cats
The Bulls may want the Big 12, but why should the Big 12 listen?
David Boren Switches Gears, Announces OU’s Loyalty to Big 12 | LandGrant Gauntlet
SHARE TWEET SHARE EMAIL The list of things you can count on regarding the Big 12 these days is a short one. Uncertainty and talk of expansion continue to swirl around the ten universities who, for now, still make up the embattled conference. However, there is one thing we can always count on in the Big 12, and that is OU President David Boren expressing his thoughts and opinions without hesitation.
Around The NCAA:
Notre Dame made it through a brutal 2015. Now it's time to contend for a Playoff spot. | SBNation
The Irish can't possibly be as injured as they were last year (right?), and now they have a friendlier schedule with perhaps the country's best QB situation.
Georgia made a dumb law to protect UGA from what seems like a made-up problem | SBNation
The state made its Open Records laws more convoluted in order to protect the Bulldogs' recruiting, but is there any evidence any rival was taking advantage?
North Carolina's football recruiting class could be an exception to the rule | SBNation
Expect the college football recruiting rankings to look a lot different eight months from now.
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