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The Shotgun/Throwdown (12/20/18): West Virginia Could Have It’s New Offensive Coordinator

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WVU head coach Dana Holgorsen has announced that he will assume the role for the Mountaineers’ upcoming bowl game, and potentially next season.

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Football

WV MetroNews – Holgorsen takes over as West Virginia offensive coordinator for bowl game
West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen will call plays on offense in the Camping World Bowl and possibly next season.

New Signee: WVU Has Their Offensive Coordinator
Could WVU already have their new offensive coordinator?

Gary Jennings to skip the Camping World Bowl, will focus on getting healthy for NFL Draft - The Smoking Musket
Gary Jennings will join Will Grier and Yodny Cajuste in watching the Camping World Bowl from somewhere other than the West Virginia sideline.

All commitments from WVU's early signing day | Sports | thedaonline.com
Here is a list of all of the high school football players who committed to West Virginia on Wednesday's early signing day.

What I think about the 2019 West Virginia football signing class...so far - The Smoking Musket
The Mountaineer staff will have a shot at adding a few more signings in just over a month from now, but are in a fine position now.

Early signing day: New beginnings for Capital's Kerry Martin Jr., Breece Hoff | Football | wvgazettemail.com
On Wednesday, it was all about new beginnings for Kerry Martin Jr. and Breece Hoff. The Capital high school standouts signed with their home state Mountaineers.

WV MetroNews – National Signing Day: Receiver Jennings adds to WVU’s recruiting haul
The Mountaineers look to the future with their 2019 signing class.

WVU football: State of Georgia again kind to Mountaineers' recruiting efforts | WVU Gameday | wvgazettemail.com
The start to the early signing period for West Virginia went as planned for the Mountaineers.

Basketball

WVU to Celebrate Christmas at the Coliseum - West Virginia Athletics
Fresh off a 72-37 win over Morgan State on Tuesday, the Mountaineer women's basketball team will host Towson on Thursday.

Several Former WVU Hoop Standouts Performing Well Professionally - West Virginia Athletics
Jevon Carter's smashing NBA debut with Memphis set Twitter ablaze last Saturday night, with the former All-American guard scoring 11 points in the Grizzlies' 105-97 loss to the Houston Rockets. But JC is not the only Mountaineer player active in professional basketball.

Around the Big 12

Big 12 Bowl Primer: Seven teams bowling, only one favorite
Seven Big 12 teams have earned spots in bowl games this year, but looking ahead to them means the conference might be in some trouble.

Early Signing Period superlatives: Big 12 Conference
A rundown of the Big 12 Conference's biggest news from Wednesday's first day of the 2018 Early Signing Period.

Oklahoma commitment trolls Texas on live television
It didn’t take long for Jeremiah Criddell to get involved in the Oklahoma-Texas rivalry.

Around the NCAA

Early Signing Day 2019: News, commits, rankings update, flips, more - SBNation.com
Commits, flips, updated rankings and more, added throughout December’s precursor to February’s National Signing Day.

2019’s best college football recruiting graphics: Video games! - SBNation.com
The two OSUs leaned on different games to make cool stuff recruits had to love.

2-win Arkansas and UNC have impressive college football recruiting classes - SBNation.com
Arkansas and UNC each finished with two wins this season, but they are still putting together decent recruiting classes.

Penny Hardaway and Rick Barnes are fighting over flopping. Who’s winning? - SBNation.com
The Tennessee coach and new Memphis coach are in a war of words that started over flopping. Who’s right?

The 16 biggest Pro Bowl snubs of 2019 - SBNation.com
No Christian McCaffrey? JuJu Smith-Schuster? These were the biggest misses on the Pro Bowl vote this year.

NFL picks 2018, Week 16: Can the Chargers take control of the AFC? - SBNation.com
Check out the can’t miss picks for every game this week.

NFL Panic Index: Nobody’s afraid of the Patriots anymore - SBNation.com
Is this how the New England dynasty ends? Plus, reason to panic about the Cowboys, Steelers, 49ers, and more!


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