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Is West Virginia too fast for BYU cornerbacks? Ka'Raun White thinks so | WV MetroNews
During Dana Holgorsen’s tenure, West Virginia receivers have generated copious deep-throw opportunities. After watching three games’ worth of film on BYU’s defense, Ka’Raun White forecasts more of the same this weekend.
Gibson’s defense 99th in yards allowed, but 20th in points | WV MetroNews
A lack of sacks and turnovers hasn't prevented West Virginia from starting 2-0.
WVU defensive coordinator Tony Gibson says no changes to depth chart | Charleston Gazette-Mail
The last time we saw WVU defensive coordinator Tony Gibson, he was talking through clenched teeth. And it was easy to understand why. Yes, the Mountaineers had defeated Youngstown State 38-21. But, no, Gibson’s defense did not look good.
West Virginia Athletics:
WVU Caps Homestand with Sixth Straight Shutout | WVU Athletics
For the sixth consecutive match, the No. 24-ranked West Virginia University men’s soccer team shut out its opponent with a 3-0 victory over American on Tuesday night at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium.
Sear Leads WVU at VCU Janney Shootout | WVU Athletics
Tying the lowest round on school record, Max Sear played a bogey-free 18 holes to lead the West Virginia University golf team on the second and final day of the VCU Janney Shootout at the Country Club of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia, on Tuesday.
Around The Big 12:
Texas’ lieutenant governor said the one Big 12 expansion thing that is definitely true | SBNation
For all the times you’ve thought "it’s the Big 12, but it has 10 teams."
Is Texas Tech Red Raiders' Patrick Mahomes a legit Heisman candidate? | ESPN
Patrick Mahomes is on pace to put up historic passing numbers. But if he's on a seven- or eight-win team, would he have any shot at the Heisman?
Around The NCAA:
No easy games on BYU's football schedule | Charleston Gazette-Mail
West Virginia’s first game away from home is Saturday against BYU at FedExField in Landover, Maryland. It’ll be the Cougars’ third game away from home and their second in an NFL stadium.
The Louisville Cardinals are so good, I watched them instead of the game I was actually at | SBNation
This is The Top Whatever, in which Spencer Hall ranks exactly the teams he feels like ranking at this moment.
THE FOUR MILLION DOLLAR MEN - WEEK 3 | Every Day Should Be Saturday
YOU CAN ONLY TREAD WATER FOR SO LONG
Here's how competitive North Dakota State could be in the Big Ten West | SBNation
Is this ever gonna happen in real life? Well ... let's just have some fun here.
The ACC could use a BCS-like formula to decide a division champion if a messy 3-way tie happens | SBNation
Sounds fine, but will probably turn out to make people #madonline
USC head coach Clay Helton denies internet rumor he was punched by a player who transferred | SBNation
The USC coach says the internet is wrong.
No, YOU got choked up watching this.
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