Allan Taylor

Today December 16, 2018

Prediction: West Virginia faces Rhode Island

Allan Taylor's pregame glimpse at Sunday's matchup.

Saturday December 8, 2018

Will Grier finishes distant fourth in Heisman voting

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Though Will Grier wasn’t among the three Heisman finalists invited to New York, his fourth-place finish  matched the second-best of any West...

Konate’s intensity gives WVU a bump in Backyard Brawl

Allan Taylor's commentary after West Virginia downed Pitt 69-59 behind Sagaba Konate's rim-stuffing performance.

Grier skipping Camping World Bowl for NFL draft prep

Quarterback threw for 3.864 yards and 37 touchdowns this season.

Prediction: WVU hosts Pitt in Backyard Brawl

Allan Taylor's final score prediction as West Virginia hosts Pitt.

Friday December 7, 2018

West Virginia’s Cajuste opts not to play in Camping World Bowl

The Big 12 linemen of the year is projected to be drafted in the top three rounds.

Thursday December 6, 2018

‘The Sweet Spot’ podcast: Bowl ticket-buyers in limbo over Grier

Episode 58 predicts we've seen the last of collegiate Will Grier and dispels the myth that WVU was screwed over by the bowls selection process.

Tuesday December 4, 2018

3 points to ponder after the Mountaineers’ MSG meltdown

Allan Taylor's instant analysis after Florida downed West Virginia 66-56 in the Jimmy V Classic.

Hoops prediction: West Virginia vs. Florida at The Garden

Allan Taylor's final score prediction as the Mountaineers meet the Gators in the Jimmy V Classic.

Friday November 30, 2018

3-star receiver Deshon Stoudemire decommits from West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Three-star receiver Deshon Stoudemire has decommitted from West Virginia, opening up another slot in the runup to the early signing period. In...

Thursday November 29, 2018

West Virginia AD: Holgorsen insists ‘he wants to be here’

Report of Holgorsen's interest in Texas Tech vacancy struck Shane Lyons as dubious.

Wednesday November 28, 2018

West swishes, McCabe dishes as Mountaineers down Rider, 92-78

Lamont West scored 20 points and Esa Ahmad added 16 as the Mountaineers climbed to 4-2.

Jake Spavital finalizes deal to become Texas State head coach

At age 33, Spavital will become the second-youngest head coach in the FBS.

Sunday November 25, 2018

Holgorsen on Texas Tech’s radar, along with Louisville and Colorado

Holgorsen would owe West Virginia $2.5 million if he leaves for another school before Dec. 31.

Saturday November 24, 2018

Column: The shame of it is, WVU had its window to win the Big 12 — and couldn’t

A year in which the conference race was primed for West Virginia's big breakthrough never materialized.

Friday November 23, 2018

Live blog: Oklahoma survives wild night in Morgantown, 59-56

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — No. 6 Oklahoma’s defense surrendered more than 700 yards but also returned two Will Grier fumbles for touchdowns as the Sooners survived 59-56...

Thursday November 22, 2018

Expect Friday night fireworks as West Virginia hosts Sooners

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — No. 6 Oklahoma has its sights on reaching the College Football Playoff for the third time in five seasons. No. 13 West...

Column: 5 questions to get you primed for WVU vs. Oklahoma

Is this a defining moment for Holgorsen? Can anyone catch Kyler Murray? Can the Sooners suddenly learn to tackle? Allan Taylor's pregame column has the answers.

Saturday November 17, 2018

Column: Corndog’s senior day turnaround bites Mountaineers

COMMENTARY STILLWATER, Okla. — Oh let us count the times this game had us fooled. Like when thousands fled Boone Pickens Stadium at halftime, convinced the...

Live blog: Cowboys stun Mountaineers with second-half comeback

Allan Taylor's live updates throughout the game from Boone Pickens Stadium.

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