Alex Hickey

Yesterday November 20, 2018

From hose to hydrant: Gushing Sooners offense presents major test

One week after giving up 45 points, West Virginia's defense has to rebound against the most productive offense in the country.

Monday November 19, 2018

Holgorsen tips hat to Cowboys, gets excited for title shot against Sooners

West Virginia still has a conference championship to play for; Texas mascot Bevo sidelined ; Mad Hatter comes to Kansas; plus other Big 12 notes.

Sunday November 18, 2018

Turning points that loomed large for West Virginia during loss at Oklahoma State

West Virginia's 45-41 loss at Oklahoma State came down to the final play, but there were multiple moments along the way that changed the game's outcome.

Saturday November 17, 2018

Replay-reviewed Will Grier fumble comes back to haunt West Virginia

A nondescript play in the third quarter ended up changing the tone of the game as Oklahoma State rallied past West Virginia.

Defense disappears as West Virginia blows 17-point lead to Cowboys

West Virginia's defense had no answers as Oklahoma State rallied from a 17-point halftime deficit to upset the Mountaineers 45-41 at Boone Pickens Stadium.

Friday November 16, 2018

Oklahoma State’s Wallace may be the best in deep Big 12 receiving class

Coaches think this is deepest the Big 12 has been at wide receiver, and Oklahoma State's Tylan Wallace may be the most explosive threat of all.

Thursday November 15, 2018

Men in the middle feeding off of David Long’s linebacker leadership

Injuries have forced West Virginia to play three different middle linebackers this season, but outside linebacker David Long remains a steady leader.

Wednesday November 14, 2018

Tough Justice: Mountaineers know bringing down Cowboys’ Hill isn’t easy

Speedy Oklahoma State running back Justice Hill presents a challenge for West Virginia -- and he's not the only Poke who can run.

Tuesday November 13, 2018

Numbers do lie: Why coaches consider TCU game Will Grier’s best

The stat book doesn't show the degree to which Will Grier dominated against TCU, plus other West Virginia football notes.

Even with increased catches, Trevon Wesco plays with block-first mentality

Tight end Trevon Wesco is experiencing an increased role in West Virginia's passing game, but the offensive line claims him as one of its own.

Monday November 12, 2018

Notebook: Holgorsen believes David Long is nation’s top LB

Highlights from Dana Holgorsen's weekly radio show include his support for linebacker David Long and the remarkable trust he has in kicker Evan Staley.

Gundy decries transfers as ‘snowflakes’ while Holgorsen builds an igloo

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy believes the increased number of transfer players is a cultural issue. West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen is glad to take them in.

Help wanted: Plotting a course for WVU to make College Football Playoff

A playoff berth is within West Virginia's reach, but the Mountaineers could still use plenty of help from outside sources in upcoming weeks.

Saturday November 10, 2018

Tight end Wesco’s breakout season continues with first home touchdown

Trevon Wesco became the first tight end in 16 years to lead West Virginia in receiving yards, continuing a surprising senior season.

Brendan Ferns sees first action since spring ACL tear

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Saturday marked the season debut for sophomore linebacker Brendan Ferns, who had been out since spring practice recovering from an ACL tear....

Late first-half flurry propels West Virginia to blowout win over TCU

With a sudden explosion of points just before halftime, West Virginia turned a potential nail-biter into a laugher against TCU.

Buffalo’s red-hot Massinburg spoils West Virginia’s home opener

Buffalo guard CJ Massinburg was unstoppable on Friday night, leading the visiting Bulls to the upset win over West Virginia.

Friday November 9, 2018

Despite injuries and losing record, Patterson’s Frogs can be dangerous

It's a down year for TCU, but the Horned Frogs still have the speed and scheme to give West Virginia a scare.

Gary Jennings explains how WVU’s ‘greatest pass’ almost didn’t happen

Dana Holgorsen said Will Grier's late touchdown pass to Gary Jennings was the best he's ever seen -- and it very nearly didn't happen.

Thursday November 8, 2018

West Virginia run game was well-prepared for copycat Texas defense

Texas tried to employ much of what Iowa State did to shut down West Virginia's offense, but the Mountaineers were more than ready.

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