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No. 13 West Virginia Mountaineers vs. No. 17 Texas Longhorns live game thread, updates and more

Join us in the comments as the Mountaineers begin Deathtober 2: Deathvember off in Austin, Texas against the Longhorns

When, Where, and How To Watch

When: Saturday, November 3, 2018, 3:30PM ET

Where: Darrell K. Royal Memorial Stadium, Austin, Texas

How to Watch: FOX and Fox Sports GO

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Game Notes

  • This is the eighth meeting between the West Virginia Mountaineers and the Texas Longhorns. West Virginia holds a 4-3 series record, with the last meeting ending with the No. 25 Mountaineers losing to the unranked Longhorns in Morgantown, 28-14, in a game that saw Will Grier’s finger get destroyed.
  • West Virginia is just one of four Power Five conference teams to rank in the top 25 nationally in scoring offense (No. 16 - 39.9) and scoring defense (No. 23 -19.6)
  • West Virginia is No. 3 nationally in team passing efficiency, No. 6 in completion percentage, No. 9 in passing offense, No. 15 in total offense, No. 16 in scoring offense and No. 26 in third-down conversions
  • WVU is No. 1 in the Big 12 in scoring defense, No. 2 in opponent first-down defense and rushing defense, No. 3 in total and pass defense and opponent third-down defense
  • Led by redshirt senior quarterback Will Grier, the Mountaineers sit No. 2 in the Big 12 and No. 6 nationally in completion percentage (.700). Grier also ranks No. 5 nationally in points responsible for per game (22.3) and No. 6 in passing yards per game (324.6) and passing touchdowns (25)
  • Will Grier and David Sills V have connected on 27 touchdowns since the start of the 2017 season - that’s nine more than any other QBWR duo in FBS
  • Sophomore Tevin Bush’s 79-yard rush vs. Baylor was the Mountaineers’ longest running play of the season; it was the 10th-longest run and tied for the longest non-scoring run in WVU history
  • currently lists Texas as a 2 point favorite over the Mountaineers, with the over/under set at 58 total points.

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