Allan Taylor

Friday April 29, 2016

Worley climbs into Round 3 after Panthers trade up

General manager Dave Gettleman said Carolina gave Worley a second-round grade, making him a value at the No. 77 overall pick.

Thursday April 28, 2016

Raiders pick Joseph 14th: ‘He can play at all the levels of your defense’

West Virginia safety became the first Big 12 player drafted Thursday night and the school's 12th first-round pick overall.

Even at 5-foot-9 (and 1/2), might Joseph stretch into the first round?

Of the 24 safeties drafted in the top three rounds since 2012, only one has been as short as Karl Joseph.

Wednesday April 27, 2016

Mountaineers take another close call from Marshall

Jackson Cramer knocked in four runs, Kyle Davis smacked a three-run homer and West Virginia held off a late charge to beat the Herd 9-8 on Wednesday night.

Ultimate pre-draft Q&A with Mountaineers punter Nick O’Toole

The special-teams icon phones in from SoCal for a revealing chat about NFL jersey numbers, Uber and which presidential candidate Dana Holgorsen most resembles.

Saturday April 23, 2016

Watch: Holgorsen sees freshmen make spring impact

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen gleefully watches freshman receiver Marcus Simms make plays, while acknowledging the newcomer “has no clue what he’s doing.”...

WVU offense rides 7 touchdown passes to Blue-Gold comeback

Skyler Howard tossed three first-half touchdowns but it was West Virginia’s backup quarterbacks who rallied for a 49-46 win over the defense Saturday.

Spring game notes: Running game features more smash-and-dash

Plus updates on injuries and spring award winners from the Gold-Blue game at The Greenbrier.

Friday April 22, 2016

Watch: Position battles up for grabs in WVU’s spring game

Allan Taylor's Gold & Blue Lunch Report explains the talking points from Saturday's scrimmage at The Greenbrier.

Thursday April 21, 2016

Seider ride-along part of Carrier’s recruiting orientation

West Virginia's 28-year-old receivers coach contends his age will benefit his connections with high school recruits.

Wednesday April 20, 2016

Mountaineers teams all clear in latest APR report

WVU men's basketball recorded a perfect four-year score of 1,000; football ranked seventh in the Big 12.

Tuesday April 19, 2016

West Virginia coaches figured Williams was gone; agent makes it official

“I’ll always have a soft spot in my heart for Devin Williams,” says Bob Huggins of the Big 12's leading rebounder.

Ka’Raun White ready to harness bowl momentum, train against Kyzir

Allan Taylor's Gold & Blue Lunch Report spotlights the junior receiver who's seeking to build on a 116-yard performance in the Cactus Bowl

Sunday April 17, 2016

8th-inning comeback salvages Mountaineers’ mojo

The weekend looked like a total loss until West Vrginia scored four two-out runs to stun Kansas State 5-4 on Sunday.

Saturday April 16, 2016

Defense yields too many deep plays for Gibson’s taste

A lack of cornerback depth—and West Virginia's veteran offense—took a toll during Saturday's scrimmage.

Lambert’s 3-game penalty means early audition for Molina

How is the walk-on from Hurricane faring during the suspension of West Virginia's All-Big 12 kicker?

Friday April 15, 2016

Last-place Kansas State capitalizes on defensive lapses

West Virginia committed three costly errors and lost Friday night’s series opener 8-6 to the Wildcats.

Focus on Howard’s feet: Taking steps to make better steps

The Gold & Blue Lunch Report examines the fundamental flaws West Virginia's quarterback is trying to remedy.

Thursday April 14, 2016

Dream calls Bria Holmes for 11th overall pick in WNBA draft

The three-time All-Big 12 guard became West Virginia's highest selection in the draft.

Wednesday April 13, 2016

Dad expects Will Grier to be ‘eligible the first week of 2017’

Chad Grier discussed his son's 837-yard passing game in a 2012 state semifinal, as well as last October's year-long NCAA suspension for taking a banned substance.

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