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Oklahoma defense has come a long way in 2 years
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Oklahoma defense has come a long way in 2 years

MORGANTOWN — When last Bob Stoops visited Mountaineer Field it was not a pretty sight for him and his Oklahoma football team.

Yes, the Sooners managed to escape with a win. Barely.

But it was what...

Oklahoma defense has come a long way in 2 years
Oklahoma defense has come a long way in 2 years

MORGANTOWN — When last Bob Stoops visited Mountaineer Field it was not a pretty sight for him and his Oklahoma football team.

Yes, the Sooners managed to escape with a win. Barely.

But it was what...

Dave Hickman: The good and bad of WVU special teams

MORGANTOWN — Are Dana Holgorsen and Joe DeForest being just a bit too generous in their assessment of West Virginia’s special-teams play so far this season?

It would certainly seem so, particularly...

Oklahoma’s top running back to miss WVU game
Oklahoma’s top running back to miss WVU game

NORMAN, Okla. — Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops has raved all season about his team’s three-headed monster at running back.

His prized depth took its first on-the-field hit Saturday night. Stoops said...

TCU, WVU, Iowa State show Big 12’s depth
TCU, WVU, Iowa State show Big 12’s depth

TCU, West Virginia and Iowa State weren’t expected to do much in the Big 12 this season.

Last weekend’s performances might change that perception.

The Horned Frogs, Mountaineers and Cyclones each beat a power conference team...

Names in the games: Daryl Worley, Clint Trickett, Rakeem Cato
Names in the games: Daryl Worley, Clint Trickett, Rakeem Cato

WVU corner Worley suspended indefinitely

West Virginia football coach Dana Holgorsen announced on Monday evening that cornerback Daryl Worley has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules.

The sophomore is largely thought...

Time was on WVU’s side during winning drive
Time was on WVU’s side during winning drive

MORGANTOWN — Had West Virginia not managed that 47-yard, last-play field goal from Josh Lambert to beat Maryland 40-37 Saturday, it’s difficult to imagine what the lasting image may have been.

Had the...

Mountaineers get last-second field goal to beat Maryland 40-37
Mountaineers get last-second field goal to beat Maryland 40-37

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — To imagine that West Virginia could have done anything more in an attempt to give away Saturday’s game against Maryland would be a reach.

In so many ways, the Mountaineers...

Mitch Vingle: WVU won, but was it satisfying?

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — There but for the grace of God — and the leg strength of Josh Lambert’s leg— went WVU’s season.

On Saturday, before a crowd of 48,154 at Byrd Stadium, the...

WVU notebook: Lambert redeems self with kick

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — WVU assistant coach Joe DeForest had some advice for Mountaineer kicker Josh Lambert before his game-winning kick Saturday.

“Just breathe,” DeForest said....

WVU-Maryland statistics

West Virginia 14 14 9 3–40

Maryland 0 20 7 10–37

First quarter

WVU–Shell 1 run (Lambert kick), 11:33.

WVU–Alford 43 pass from Trickett (Lambert kick), :17.

Second...

Mountaineers face Maryland year after 37-0 debacle
Mountaineers face Maryland year after 37-0 debacle

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — History suggests that West Virginia’s game with Maryland today is important to the Mountaineers.

It always is, or at least it seems that way.

Consider that since 1995,...

WVU notebook: Buie makes case for No. 3 running back
WVU notebook: Buie makes case for No. 3 running back

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — For the most part, the things that happened late in West Virginia’s 54-0 blowout of Towson a week ago were insignificant. The game was decided by halftime and by the fourth quarter...

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