Allan Taylor

Today August 31, 2016

Mizzou beat writer Q&A: Tod Palmer of the Kansas City Star

A legit D, a popular new head coach and the hope that a wretched offense can find some momentum. Meet the 2016 Missouri Tigers.

Wednesday’s Lunch Report hits opening week over/unders

Allan Taylor sets the line for WVU-Missouri prop bets.

Unfamiliar view: Joe Wickline moving on up to coaches’ booth

WVU's Dana Holgorsen wants his coordinator upstairs, a seat Wickline tried only once before.

Yesterday August 30, 2016

Playing up to 10 true freshmen doesn’t worry Holgorsen

All are projected to be used in backup roles and on special teams.

Gold & Blue Lunch Report: Season ticket sales dip again

Since the zenith of 2012, sales have fallen steadily.

Sunday August 28, 2016

Sources confirm Xavier Preston’s one-game suspension

Plus the latest on West Virginia's cornerbacks rotation and linebacking depth entering opening week.

Friday August 26, 2016

WVU adds 7th defensive back to 2017 class

Three-star cornerback Exree Loe of Johnstown, Pa., was once committed to Pitt.

Thursday August 25, 2016

Physical Kyzir White stakes claim at Spur safety

Elite junior college prospect seeking to replace KJ Dillon at West Virginia's most important defensive spot.

Wednesday August 24, 2016

Kickoff returns, coverage pivot on narrow margins

Special-teams coach Mark Scott shows players their best and worst from 2015 and wonders if the sport will soon outlaw kickoffs entirely.

Tuesday August 23, 2016

No longer in utility futility, Jeremy Tyler fills WVU’s free safety void

A perpetual runner-up in position battles, the senior's adaptability has coaches hoping he can mitigate the injury of Dravon Askew-Henry.

Holgorsen suspends Adam Pankey after DUI arrest

"We hold these guys to high expectations, and when you don't meet that, there's going to be consequences," says Holgorsen. See who's in line to replace Pankey against Missouri.

Saturday August 20, 2016

West Virginia, defensive tackle commitment ‘part ways’

Baltimore defensive lineman Marcus Coleman had been pledged to West Virginia since July 17.

Friday August 19, 2016

West Virginia ‘took a chance’ on Nwachukwu and it’s paying off

The Mountaineers' fifth-year senior defensive end has come a long way from his basketball days at Wylie East.

McCabe on picking West Virginia: Huggins ‘a guy I wanted to play for’

The 2018 point guard commitment joined MetroNews "Sportsline" on Thursday night to discuss his recruitment and the stigma of being the "Next White Chocolate."

Thursday August 18, 2016

Lazard ‘better than last year’ but McKivitz’s development sparks battle

West Virginia has a big competition brewing between its 6-foot-6 and 6-7 right tackles.

Tuesday August 16, 2016

West Virginia nabs 2018 pledge from ballhandling phenom

A YouTube sensation, Jordan McCabe says he prefers to pattern his game after John Stockon than becoming the "Next White Chocolate."

ACL tear verified: Brendan Ferns out for season

Standout freshman had quickly earned the backup role at middle linebacker behind Al-Rasheed Benton.

Molina’s 3-game audition will shape Holgorsen’s decision-making

How much confidence can the untested kicker amass before crunchtime arrives Sept. 3 against Missouri?

Sunday August 14, 2016

Virginia Beach 3-star DB Chris Hunt commits to WVU

The 6-foot-1 senior projects to start for one of the nation's most talent-rich high school teams at Bishop Sullivan Catholic.

WVU senior faces DUI charge after Saturday night crash

Left guard Adam Pankey, 22, had a blood alcohol content level nearly two times the legal limit, police said.

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