Allan Taylor

Yesterday August 3, 2015

Infatuated with punt-unit problems? Holgorsen has the cure-all

Allan Taylor's column from opening day of preseason camp, where West Virginia's coach played gunner for a close-up look at the return men.

WVU awaits clearance on 2 signees; another bound for prep school

The Mountaineers received good news on Tyrek Cole and Xavier Pegues, while Rasul Douglas and Jovon Durante remain i limbo.

Preseason camp talking points as West Virginia takes the field

Will the tackles protect Skyler Howard? Will all the signees qualify? Will merely qualifying for a bowl keep Holgorsen safe?

Thursday July 30, 2015

Prep coach on Niehaus: ‘It’s kind of scary to think what he’ll look like’ next year

Cincinnati Colerain coach Tom Bolden has watched tight end/tackle prospect develop quickly into FBS prospect.

Tuesday July 28, 2015

Scarred Adrian hopes to regain touch after wrist rehab

Junior forward kept injury to himself for much of last season, when his 3-point shooting dipped to 17 percent.

Tarik Phillip on point as Mountaineers seek to replace Staten

Committing fewer turnovers and fouls part of Phillip's progress with WVU prepping for exhibition trip to the Bahamas.

Monday July 27, 2015

Column: How much clout does WVU wield on Big 12 expansion?

Allan Taylor's commentary: What's best for West Virginia might not be what's best for the conference.

Saturday July 25, 2015

Emerging Cincinnati prospect becomes WVU’s 16th pledge for 2016

The 6-foot-6 Nathan Niehaus has a lean build and the mobility to play tight end or offensive tackle.

Friday July 24, 2015

Dismissed Marshall forward TyQuane Goard cleared to play at WVU

The 6-foot-7 graduate transfer, a former standout at George Washington High, received NCAA approval to play this season.

Thursday July 23, 2015

Las Vegas semifinals: WVU matched up with dangerous Richmond

The Mountaineers will face the A-10's Spiders on Nov. 26 with a next-day date against either San Diego State or Cal.

Tuesday July 21, 2015

Oakman unmasked: Baylor star playfully laments NCAA fashion bans

Without the Bane-style helmet and crop-top jersey, the Bears' defensive end will sport new look this season.

Longhorns’ Gray among RBs that torched WVU in 2014

Six players surpassed the 100-yard mark against the Mountaineers, who need to hold up better this fall.

Monday July 20, 2015

‘This year’s TCU?’ Holgorsen embraces the similarities

Allan Taylor's column from Dallas, where some proposed West Virginia becoming the Big 12's surprise contender.

Watch: Dana Holgorsen at the podium in Dallas

Coach says poor turnover margin cost WVU a chance at Big 12 title last season.

Big 12 title game could create $30 million: Bob Bowlsby

Commissioner opens Big 12 media day fielding more questions about conference title game and expansion.

Sunday July 19, 2015

Final countdown: Senior safeties share No. 1 spot in Most Pivotal Mountaineers

Allan Taylor's final video in a 10-part series highlights Karl Joseph and KJ Dillon.

Saturday July 18, 2015

Tackling machine Kwiatkoski warrants attention from media, offenses

Allan Taylor's video countdown continues: At No. 2 on the Most Pivotal Mountaineers, it's the senior linebacker.

Friday July 17, 2015

Is versatile Smallwood the Big 12’s top pass-catching RB?

The countdown continues: Allan Taylor reveals the 10 Most Pivotal Mountaineers for 2015.

Thursday July 16, 2015

Skyler Howard focused on winning title, not QB job

After making a significant leap during his first season, Howard aims to lift WVU's uncertain offense.

Wednesday July 15, 2015

Joseph, Kwiatkoski, Lambert earn spots on Big 12 all-preseason team

Check out the 30 players who received the conference's preseason honors.

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