Allan Taylor

Yesterday October 22, 2017

Grier after 25-point lead evaporates: ‘I think we got complacent’

Notebook: What happened to Justin Crawford? What happened on the defensive delay of game?

Brewer comes out of bullpen to spark 4th-quarter rally

West Virginia was leading by 25 and enjoying a decent defensive outing, until Baylor's freshman backup entered the game.

Saturday October 21, 2017

Live blog: WVU withstands Baylor’s last charge

Allan Taylor provides updates throughout the West Virgijnia-Baylo game from McLane Stadium.

Marshall bowl-eligible but carries grander goals

The Herd crushed MTSU 38-10 and remains unbeaten in Conference USA.

Friday October 20, 2017

TD machine David Sills returns to the scene of his first

Allan Taylor takes you into Four-Down Territory for the West Virginia-Baylor preview.

Thursday October 19, 2017

Former Ole Miss commit Blaine Scott picks West Virginia

The Rivals three-star offensive lineman committed to WVU on Thursday over offers from Florida, Penn State, Miami, Michigan State, Kentucky, Louisville, North Carolina and Pitt.

Coaches pick Kansas for 14th straight; WVU chosen runner-up

See the Big 12 preseason poll that has a familiar face at the top.

Wednesday October 18, 2017

Sweet Spot podcast: Our midseason checkup on the Mountaineers

An episode so good you'll think a UNC tutor plagiarized it for us.

Pennsylvania 4-star tight end boosts Mountaineers’ class into top 25

West Virginia landed a commitment Wednesday night from Rivals four-star recruit T.J. Banks, a 6-foot-6 prospect who could play tight end or defensive end in college.

Film room: Navigating the plot twists from West Virginia’s comeback

The dancing didn't start until the second half when West Virginia came alive. These 10 film clips take you on a deeper dive.

Tuesday October 17, 2017

West Virginia coaches not panicking over run game’s poor week

Notebook: Watch Dana Holgorsen's news conference from Tuesday as the No. 23 Mountaineers prepare for Baylor.

Monday October 16, 2017

West Virginia defense finds second-half groove by pulling back

The Gold & Blue Lunch Report takes stock of the second-largest comeback in history of Milan-Puskar Stadium.

Sunday October 15, 2017

4th-&-short gamble followed stirring sideline debate

West Virginia's offensive line turned around a tough day when Dana Holgorsen threatened to kick on on fourth-and-1 in the red zone: Allan Taylor's column

Saturday October 14, 2017

Thundering Herd defense mauls Old Dominion on homecoming

Marshall allowed only 197 yards in a 35-3 victory on homecoming weekend.

Mountaineers finish the comeback this time by overtaking Texas Tech

Will Grier threw five touchdowns — three of them to David Sills — and West Virginia's defense developed a spine in the second half of a 46-35 victory.

Live blog: West Virginia takes command late, 46-35

Allan Taylor's updates from the stadium as West Virginia hosts Texas Tech for homecoming.

Friday October 13, 2017

Amid Big 12 parity, West Virginia and Texas Tech aim to stay in the race

It's homecoming in Morgantown and the MetroNews sports staff is all-in on one team in Saturday's matchup.

Thursday October 12, 2017

Mountaineers land commitment from ex-Ohio State safety

Joshua Norwood is spending this season at Northwest Mississippi Community College and plans to enroll in January.

Carter unanimous pick for preseason All-Big 12, but Graham gets top player nod

See how conference coaches voted Thursday for preseason honors.

Wednesday October 11, 2017

Podcast: Texas Tech takes its turn in ‘The Sweet Spot’

Will West Virginia squash Kingsbury's offense again? Can the Mountaineers rebound to win the Big 12? Will this episode go off the rails like a mis-squibbed kickoff? Watch and see.

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