Allan Taylor

Friday July 29, 2016

Orlosky: Botched communication foiled West Virginia’s O-line in 2016

Things should be better this year, with tackles growing up and an interior line that Dana Holgorsen projects to be "dominating."

Wednesday July 27, 2016

Derrek Pitts’ mom praises James Franklin’s recruiting persistence

South Charleston's four-star safety chose Penn State over West Virginia, Florida, Tennessee and Maryland on Wednesday.

Tuesday July 26, 2016

Decision day has Derrek Pitts mulling WVU, Florida, Penn State, Tennessee

The Rivals four-star safety from South Charleston, widely considered West Virginia's top in-state recruit, plans to make his decision Wednesday.

Monday July 25, 2016

‘Time is now’ for Shell, though WVU could go with RBs committee

Dana Holgorsen unsure if senior can put together a Smallwood-type season or whether Justin Crawford and Kennedy McKoy will split carries.

Thursday July 21, 2016

Jovon Durante’s suspension showed ‘it ain’t all about football’

Dana Holgorsen says sophomore receiver has academics in order, but will enter preseason camp as a backup.

Tuesday July 19, 2016

Juco signee fails to qualify; scholarship shifts to Tennessee transfer

Offensive lineman Craig Smith was the only 2016 signee missing from West Virginia's 28-member recruiting class.

West Virginia’s Orlosky frustrated by 4 straight losses to K-State

Center can't "understand how Coach Snyder gets that team to beat us every damn year."

Open to growth, Big 12 sends Bowlsby on scouting mission

League presidents vote unanimously to take "exploratory step" after ACC announces network launch in 2019.

Snapshots: Big 12 media days photo gallery

DALLAS, Texas — Images from the Omni Hotel where the Big 12 media days held court the past 36 hours.

Big 12 official: Joseph’s hit vs. Sooners should have been targeting

The hit led to a rule change whereby replay officials in 2016 can stop action to review targeting that wasn't called on the field.

Monday July 18, 2016

Gundy relishes brush with fame thanks to ‘Arkansas waterfall’

Coach's mullet shows “He’s got his ‘80s swag back,” says quarterback Mason Rudolph.

Jayhawks’ Beaty lauds Joe DeForest for ‘proven production over the years’

Kansas provides landing spot after West Virginia declined to renew DeForest's contract.

Big 12 needs to sprout enforcement teeth in wake of Baylor scandal(s)

Waiting on the glacial NCAA doesn't cut it. The league members who were sullied second-hand by Baylor need the flexibility to administer home-rule justice.

Pa. safety Ricky Johns becomes WVU’s 2nd commitment Sunday

At 6-foot-4, the Landsdale, Pa., two-way prospect from North Penn also holds offers from his hometown schools Temple and Villanova.

Sunday July 17, 2016

Baltimore defensive lineman Marcus Coleman commits to WVU

The 6-foot-5, 290-pounder also holds offers from Virginia, North Carolina, N.C. State, Syracuse and Marshall.

Stedman Bailey joining WVU as student assistant in 2016

Former Biletnikoff finalist still hopes to resurrect NFL playing career after last November's shooting in Miami.

Saturday July 16, 2016

Capital 3-star linebacker commits to Louisville over WVU

Dorian Etheridge from Charleston has been a priority for Mountaineers coaches since they extended his first FBS offer in January 2015.

Thursday July 14, 2016

Rapid reaction to Big 12 poll: Media faves haven’t lived up to the hype

With football season right around the corner, see where West Virginia was picked Thursday.

Wednesday July 13, 2016

Fisher: Football brings ‘a solace, a normality’ after flood

Florida State coach leading drive to bring donated football equipment to flood-ravaged portions of his home state.

Monday July 11, 2016

Remembering Mickey Furfari, the ‘dean’ of W.Va. sports writers

The fiery columnist who enjoyed a career that spanned seven decades died Monday at 92.

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