Recaps and Features
Neal Brown's debut wasn't pretty - except for the only stat that matters | WV MetroNews
The honeymoon ended with 10:35 remaining in the fourth quarter. After nine months of plaudits, Neal Brown got his first taste of a head coach’s life in the Power Five as a smattering of boos sprinkled down from the upper deck at sold-out Milan Puskar Stadium. More than a few of the 61,891 paid customers expressed their distaste for a conservative run call on third down.
Second-half adjustments boost West Virginia defense to strong finish | WV MetroNews
West Virginia defensive coordinator Vic Koenning, in the care-free demeanor he’s shown since he arrived in Morgantown in January after following Neal Brown from Troy, sensed his defense was going to get better after a rough first quarter Saturday against James Madison.
WVU notebook: Neal Brown makes bold decisions in JMU win | The Morgantown News
We’re one game into the Neal Brown era at West Virginia, so it’s far too early to describe Brown as a “riverboat gambler,” when it comes to coaching decisions. Still, the Mountaineers’ first-year head coach boldly rolled the dice in the final minute of Saturday’s tight contest.
Neal Brown escapes with close win over James Madison in WVU debut | WV MetroNews
Neal Brown’s hotly anticipated West Virginia debut nearly turned into a massive dud, but the Mountaineers made enough plays in the fourth quarter to turn back upset-minded James Madison 20-13.
Takeaways, special teams make difference in season opener | WV Illustrated
The Neal Brown era in Morgantown began with a victory and Country Roads, as the Mountaineers survived a test against FCS No. 2 James Madison, winning 20-13. As advertised, earning that victory was far from an easy task.
WVU football notebook: Receiver Tevin Bush makes plays count vs. JMU | WV MetroNews
After a rocky first half Saturday against James Madison, West Virginia receiver Tevin Bush knew the Mountaineer offense needed a spark. He obliged.
Big Plays From Little Tevin Bush Down James Madison | West Virginia University Athletics
It figures the biggest play in the football game would come from the littlest guy on the football field.
PHOTOS: Mountaineers get the opening victory against JMU | WV Illustrated
A collection of photos from West Virginia's 20-13 season opening win over James Madison
Photo Gallery: Mountaineer Mantrip - James Madison game | WV MetroNews
A gallery of images as West Virginia enters the stadium for the season opener with James Madison.