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The Shotgun/Throwdown (10/9/18): West Virginia Continues to Work on the Offensive Line

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The Mountaineer coaching staff is continuing to work through issues regarding the WVU offensive line.

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Football

WV MetroNews – West Virginia must solve its revolving door at right guard
Four players have taken snaps at right guard for West Virginia this season, but the Mountaineers need to settle on one to keep Will Grier upright and open holes for running backs.

Monday Mountaineer Football Notebook - West Virginia Athletics
Listen to what WVU head coach Dana Holgorsen had to say in this week's Big 12 Teleconference.

West Virginia Avoids #TeamChaos and Moves Up in Polls - The Smoking Musket
The Mountaineers are the highest ranked Big 12 team and are now on the edge of being in the College Football Playoff consideration.

WVU football: No. 6 Mountaineers again prepare for multiple QBs | WVU Gameday | wvgazettemail.com
West Virginia prepares to face multiple quarterbacks again this weekend at Iowa State.

WV MetroNews – Three Guys Before The Game – Post Kansas (Episode 56)
Tony Caridi and the crew wrap up homecoming weekend and discuss how the Mountaineers are sitting in the driver's seat of the Big 12 Conference race.

West Virginia Athletics

WVU Faces First Ranked Foe at No. 15 Wright State - West Virginia Athletics
The Mountaineer men's soccer team hopes to continue it's three game winning streak tonight at #15 Wright State. This is the first match against a ranked opponent for WVU this season.

WVU Breaks from Conference Play - West Virginia Athletics
The WVU volleyball team will face a non-conference opponent tonight in Washington, D.C., as the Mountaineers are set to play George Washington. WVU fans can tune in to EPSN+ to catch tonight's action.

Sear Leads WVU at Health Plan Invite - West Virginia Athletics
The Mountaineers are off to a solid start in The Health Plan Mountaineer Invitational at Pete Dye Golf Club in Bridgeport, West Virginia.

Venues, Times Set for Fall Home Matches - West Virginia Athletics
Start times and match locations have been set for the fall portion of the West Virginia rifle team's home schedule.

Around the Big 12

Big 12 football notebook: Texas moves on from big win; Sooners fire DC Mike Stoops | WVU Gameday | wvgazettemail.com
Texas’ 48-45 win on a last-minute field goal in the Red River Showdown game against Oklahoma sent a shock wave through the Big 12.

Big XII Power Rankings Week 6: Chaos Reigns Edition - The Smoking Musket
Things could be shaking up in the Big 12 as conference play continues.

WV MetroNews – Lincoln Riley’s dismissal of DC Mike Stoops a major Big 12 shakeup
The biggest bombshell of the Big 12 season was lobbed Sunday night when Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley fired longtime defensive coordinator Mike Stoops.

Around the NCAA

College football rankings: Top-25 schedule/scores fallout, Week 7 - SBNation.com
Week 7 has more matchups between ranked teams that could have playoff implications. Let's take a look at some of those matchups.

College Football Playoff race 2018: Week 6 robbed drama - SBNation.com
Week 6 brought temporary drama, perhaps at the expense of long-term excitement.

Wendell Moore, 5-star recruit, commits to Duke over North Carolina - SBNation.com
Five-star guard Wendell Moore is Duke’s first commit in the 2019 class.

NLDS Game 4 updates: Dodgers-Braves live scores and highlights - SBNation.com
Now the Dodgers and the Brewers will face off in the NLCS starting Friday.

Which NFL records does Drew Brees own and which can he break? - SBNation.com
Drew Brees surpassed Peyton Manning’s record for most career passing yards, but he may not be done breaking records.

Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor facing Nevada commission discipline - MMA Fighting
Conor McGregor will face discipline from the Nevada Athletic Commission , in addition to Khabib Nurmagomedov, following a messy brawl at UFC 229.


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