West Virginia Football

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Backyard Brawl sounds unlikely in near future

Pitt and West Virginia aren't scheduled to play each other in football

Backyard Brawl sounds unlikely in near future

Pitt and West Virginia aren't scheduled to play each other in football

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Plenty of Pittsburgh-area players at the combine

Find out when to follow the NFL combine, including when WVU quarterback Geno Smith will get his turn.

Plenty of Pittsburgh-area players at the combine

Find out when to follow the NFL combine, including when WVU quarterback Geno Smith will get his turn.

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Geno Smith headlines Combine invitees

Penn State and Pitt also send former players to Indianapolis.

Geno Smith headlines Combine invitees

Penn State and Pitt also send former players to Indianapolis.

Penn State, Pitt, and WVU recruiting classes

Penn State, Pittsburgh, and West Virginia all managed to pull in solid recruiting classes, but the Nittany Lions were particularly impressive given their restrictions.

Dana Holgorsen likely to shake up coaching staff

Following a 7-6 season and a disappointing loss to Syracuse in the Pinstripe Bowl, West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen is likely to make some coaching changes in the coming weeks.

Smith top QB in new mock, Austin top WR

Geno Smith and Tavon Austin of the West Virginia Mountaineers could each be the top player off the NFL Draft board at their respective positions, with one mocker selecting Smith No. 3 and Austin No. 12.

Mountaineers' coordinator takes blame for loss

Days after suffering a disappointing 38- 14 loss in the Pinstripe Bowl, West Virginia defensive coordinator Keith Patterson took full responsibilities for the defense's performance.

Holgorsen says team didn't overcome adversity

The Mountaineers got handled on Saturday, leaving the program with a bad taste in its mouth.

West Virginia buried by Syracuse

The Syracuse Orange shook off a slow start in the snow to steamroll the West Virginia Mountaineers 38-14 in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl.

WVU trails 12-7 at half of Pinstripe Bowl

With key mistakes and an inability to stop the run, the Mountaineers are fortunate to trail by just 5 at the half.

Jeff Braun will start at center for WVU

Jeff Braun has been preparing to start at center for the West Virginia Mountaineers in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl since the team learned last week that starting center Joey Madsen will be academically ineligible.

Pinstripe Bowl 2012: WVU to challenge Syracuse

West Virginia will be challenging Syracuse in the 2012 Pinstripe Bowl.

Geno Smith, Ryan Nassib lead potent offenses

Geno Smith and Ryan Nassib will lead their respective offensive unit in the Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday.

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2012 Pinstripe Bowl odds and lines

The Mountaineers and Orange have had very different seasons, but meet in one of the weekend's closest games.

NFL Draft: Stedman Bailey projected in 2nd round

A look at Pittsburgh-based draft developments. Including news about the Steelers, Pittsburgh prospects and mock drafts. Let us know what you think in the comment section below.

Holgorsen: Joe Madsen 'didn't care of business'

West Virginia will be without its center, Joe Madsen, after the lineman's grades made him ineligible for the 2012 Pinstripe Bowl. It would have been his final game for West Virginia.

Picks see WVU-Cuse as close, high-scoring affair

It should be a shootout as West Virginia and Syracuse square off in the Pinstripe Bowl, with each team boasting a star at quarterback.

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