Allan Taylor

Saturday August 18, 2018

Spavital finding situations for Bush to hit ‘home-run shot’

Notebook: David Long wards off vampires, Blackwell dusts off college highlights and a 2-minute drill creates a rulebook debate.

When other recruiters wandered off, Gibson gave Stewart his chance

Jovanni Stewart enjoyed a massive senior season at Katy High, but most Power Five coaches couldn't bring themselves to overlook his 5-foot-9 frame.

Friday August 17, 2018

The Sweet Spot: Blaming the media for a hypothetical CFP snub?

Episode 42 of the podcast encounters a flurry of viewer questions, Mountaineers camp info and recruiting updates.

West Virginia’s football junkies took summer peek at Tennessee

Allan Taylor's column: Whenever Jake Spavital turns on the film, Grier and Sills flock to the room.

Thursday August 16, 2018

Where does Leddie Brown fit into WVU’s 2018 plans?

Offensive coaches say the big-framed freshman has vast potential, and soon we'll see where he stands in the running backs pecking order.

Lyons confirms Duquesne will fill FCS slot on 2023 football schedule

The FCS Dukes will come to Morgantown for a Week 2 sandwich game between Penn State and Pitt.

Tuesday August 14, 2018

Tonkery had to find his voice to man in the middle

The Bridgeport product is finding that the move inside to Mike linebacker requires learning new assignments and, just as crucially, learning to be heard.

Ex-West Virginia QB Chugunov transferring to Ohio State: Sources

The former Mountaineer is a graduate transfer with two seasons of eligibilty remaining.

Monday August 13, 2018

Nutritionist ensures Mountaineers have a lot on their plate

Calories and team chemistry top the menu for Taylor Lile, the first football-only dietician in the Big 12.

WVU’s Brandon Knapper cleared for return after blood clot

The redshirt freshman point guard has been sidelined from basketball activities this summer while undergoing medical treatment.

Sunday August 12, 2018

Quick fits: Jabril Robinson, Kenny Bigelow ‘diving in full-fledged’

Graduate transfers impress teammates and coaches with urgency to produce on defensive line.

Freshman tight end Mike O’Laughlin out with torn ACL

Freshman receiver Dillon Spalding also out for the year after undergoing ankle surgery.

Saturday August 11, 2018

Allison has ‘turned into a guy’ Mountaineers like at No. 2 QB

Notebook: No one in the program wants to tempt a conversation about Will Grier being re-injured, but his backup has made enough strides to make the offensive staff comfortable.

Friday August 10, 2018

After sprinkling of big plays, Kenny Robinson aims to become reliable

Allan Taylor's column on West Virginia's sophomore free safety and dawg-in-training.

The Sweet Spot with A.T. podcast: Gettin’ reps during camp

Episode 41 of "The Sweet Spot with A.T." stretches out those camp kinks and works through the muscle soreness.

Thursday August 9, 2018

Linebacker commit likes WVU’s aerospace engineering program

The younger brother of Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle Stephon Tuitt becomes WVU's 13th commitment for 2019.

Leg up: Evan Staley ‘clear-cut No. 1’ kicker during preseason

Holgorsen says the Hampshire High graduate made a live-drill 54-yarder in practice with room to spare.

Tuesday August 7, 2018

Camp notebook: Gary Jennings’ TD drought adds another chapter

Plus, there's news on massive offensive linemen Joe and Michael Brown.

Bigger, broader Dante Stills stays quick: ‘292 pounds and moves like he’s 240’

Even before West Virginia underwent its first full-contact practice of the preseason Tuesday, Stills had reinforced all the anticipation that accompanied the four-star prospect from Fairmont.

Monday August 6, 2018

McKoy expects revved-up ground game amid Grier-to-Sills mania

“People like to talk about Will and David, which is all good and we’re fine with it, but we intend to be the strongest, most relentless group on this team,” McKoy said Monday.

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