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The Shotgun/Throwdown (4/19/18): Will Grier Praises the Passion of Mountaineer Fans

In a recent interview, WVU quarterback Will Grier had great things to say about Mountaineer Nation. Listen to a portion of the interview below!

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Will Grier had many great things to say about West Virginia fans in a recent interview with College Sports Now. Check out what the WVU star had to say:

West Virginia football: Post-spring offensive depth chart projection for 2018 | Diehards
West Virginia's spring practice ended abruptly two weeks ago with the cancellation of the Mountaineers spring game because of weather. But a lot of dominos still fell this spring on Dana Holgorsen's depth chart, and the offense looks like it could be the most dynamic one the Mountaineers have seen in years.


WVU breezes by Canisius, 9-2, back at .500 | The DA
The Mountaineers dominated Canisius Wednesday night at Monongalia County Ballpark.

WVU center fielder Brandon White hoping No. 7 is, like his cousin, Devine | Charleston Gazette-Mail
If there’s one WVU baseball player who can stand as the symbol for the current season, it’s center fielder Brandon White.

WVU Athletics

Five Earn Big 12 Academic Honors | West Virginia Athletics
Five members of the WVU golf team have been named to the 2018 Academic All-Big 12 Men’s Golf Teams. Four of these Mountaineers were honored on the Academic All-Big 12 First Team.

Flynn Adds Moore and Port to Coaching Staff | West Virginia Athletics
New WVU wrestling coach Tim Flynn has added two All-Americans to his coaching staff. Cliff Moore has been brought in as assistant head coach and Mitchell Port has been hired as an assistant coach.

Sibley Joins Mountaineers | West Virginia Athletics
The West Virginia women’s soccer team will add Isabella Sibley to the roster next season. Sibley will bring great experience to the Mountaineer roster, through her participation on England Youth National Teams.

Opportunity Awaits for WVU's Flynn | West Virginia Athletics
New WVU wrestling coach Tim Flynn no longer has to do more with less. Flynn had great success at Edinboro in his former head coaching position. After years at the Division II level, Flynn has decided to make the jump to a larger school and he hopes to continue his success.

Around the Big 12 projects Texas Tech to host an NCAA Regional | Diehards
Texas Tech looks to be one of the top five overall seeds in this year's NCAA Tournament.

TCU baseball on NCAA tournament bubble heading into final leg of season | Diehards
TCU baseball is a bubble team in the latest NCAA Tournament projection from D1Baseball. The Horned Frogs are one of the last five teams in the projected field with Washington, Michigan, Northeastern and Creighton.

Texas Tech's Zhaire Smith will sign with agent, stay in NBA draft | Diehards
The Texas Tech guard was previously reported to be entering the NBA Draft, but without hiring an agent.


As always, SB Nation’s Bill Connelly is working his way through every Division I FBS football team, from Georgia State to Alabama. Check out the teams Bill has already previewed by clicking HERE.

Cincinnati football 2018 preview: Luke Fickell’s recruiting will mean wins | SBNation
Luke Fickell’s Cincinnati recruiting is going well. How long until that translates on the field? Probably another year or two.

UCF national title claim: Everything involved with the Knights championship | SBNation
From the time an undefeated season looked within reach through the bowl game and various postseason claims, here’s how the Knights came to claim a 2017 national title.

Alcorn State football officially tabs former WVU star Pat White as QB coach | Charleton Gazette-Mail
Former WVU football standout Pat White has been officially announced as the new quarterbacks coach at Alcorn State in Lorman, Mississippi.

NFL draft 2018: Which QB would you least want your rival to pick? | SBNation
Which quarterback are the draft board would you least want your rival NFL team to select?

Drake is trashing the Wizards even more than the Raptors are - SBNation
Drake may be the unofficial sixth man for the Toronto Raptors with his heckling skills.

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