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The Sunday Hangover: Recaps and Reactions from West Virginia’s win over Youngstown State

The Mountaineers dominated the Penguins in their home opener, let’s see what the media is saying about the performance today.

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Recaps and Features

Grier throws 4 TDs, No. 14 WVU beats Youngstown State 52-17 | ESPN
West Virginia's Gary Jennings slammed the door on all those jokes at his expense about his lack of scoring a year ago. The senior is more than making up for it so far in 2018.

Mountaineers spread ball around, rout Youngstown State 52-17 | The DA
On a rainy Saturday night at Milan Puskar Stadium, WVU kicked off their 2018 home schedule by defeating the Youngstown State Penguins, 52-17.

Grier, Jennings lead WVU rout of Youngstown State | Charleston Gazette-Mail
On Saturday, the temperature dropped and the skies opened up for WVU’s home football opener. And, once again, Will Grier made it rain.

Jennings Jr.'s 3 TD Catches, Grier's Passing Power No. 14 WVU | West Virginia Athletics
It was another day at the office for West Virginia's Heisman Trophy contender Will Grier. The senior fired four touchdown passes in leading the 14th-rated Mountaineers to a 52-17 victory over Youngstown State Saturday evening on the soggy Milan Puskar Stadium turf in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Shaky start, blistering finish for Will Grier | WV MetroNews
A broken play best symbolized West Virginia quarterback Will Grier’s night against Youngstown State. And it figures to play on repeat if his season culminates in a trip to New York City for the Heisman Trophy ceremony.

Grier gives the Penguins chills | The Register-Herald
A consistent downpour put a damper on No. 14 West Virginia’s home opener for the large crowd that filled the Mountaineer Field stands at the start of the game, but Mother Nature – like Youngstown State – had no answer for the WVU offense.

Mountaineers check the right boxes during Week 2 drubbing | WV MetroNews
He left behind a program that went 40-4 the past three seasons yet Jabril Robinson says the mission here, at West Virginia, is the same as it was there, at Clemson.

WVU football notebook: Mountaineers spread the ball around in rout of Youngstown State | Charleston Gazette-Mail
West Virginia’s 52-17 win Saturday against visiting Youngstown State was highlighted by three touchdown passes from star quarterback Will Grier to receiver Gary Jennings, but those two were hardly the only Mountaineers to get in on the action against the Penguins.

5-foot-8 linebacker becomes West Virginia’s biggest secret | WV MetroNews
JoVanni Stewart, all 191 pounds of him, played most of Saturday night's game at Sam linebacker.

Carted off with leg injury, Sinkfield ‘should be fine,’ says Holgorsen | WV MetroNews
What started out as a memorable night turned sour for West Virginia running back Alec Sinkfield.

114 penalty yards draw Holgorsen’s ire in romp | WV MetroNews
Yellow flags were the lone red flag in West Virginia’s 52-17 romp over FCS opponent Youngstown State on a rain-soaked Saturday night.


PHOTOS: WVU Dominates Youngstown State | EerSports
West Virginia dominated Youngstown State in the home opener on Saturday night. Go inside the action with a photo gallery from the game.

Photo gallery: West Virginia faces Youngstown State | WV MetroNews
Images from Saturday’s game between No. 14 West Virginia and Youngstown State.