Allan Taylor

Today October 22, 2014

Legendary speed makes Tyreek Hill a blurry target for West Virginia

The junior college transfer ran one of the world's fastest 200 meters as a high schooler in 2012.

Yesterday October 21, 2014

Dad’s heart attack flipped Trickett’s postgame emotions

Quarterback said his hard-working father is "back to his old normal self" as an FSU assistant.

After monumental upset, Holgorsen insists ‘We’re not satisfied’

See the coach's Tuesday news conference as the Mountaineers prep for a road trip to Oklahoma State.

WVU chasing big finish to 2015 recruiting class

Defensive end Adam Shuler of Longwood, Fla., became the Mountaineers' 21st commitment.

Monday October 20, 2014

Monday Morning Stock Report: Upset lifts WVU into thick of Big 12 race

Allan Taylor's weekly evaluation finds Kevin White turning down the volume on Baylor's brashness.

Sunday October 19, 2014

West Virginia enters at No. 22 in AP poll, No. 25 in coaches

  MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia returned to the AP rankings for the first time since November 2012, entering at No. 22 on Sunday after...

Gibson’s surprising defense didn’t allow track meet

Didn't WVU's only hope against Baylor involve winning a shootout? Allan Taylor's column shows we underestimated the Mountaineers defense.

Saturday October 18, 2014

Watch: Kevin White on making 8 catches, drawing 6 pass-interference flags

See post game reaction from White, Andrew Buie, Shannon Dawson and Tony Gibson after WVU's upset win.

Baylor can’t win playing flag football

  MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Baylor doesn’t typically settle for 318 yards of offense. No Baylor team has ever been whacked for 215 yards in penalties....

Reserve cornerbacks stand out vs. ‘fastest guys in the nation’

Icky Banks and Ricky Rumph delivered solid days against Baylor when West Virginia's starters were knocked out in first half.

Holgorsen lauds Mountaineers for putting finishing touch on upset

Dana Holgorsen's post game news conference after WVU upset Baylor 41-27.

Photo gallery: Mountaineers upset Baylor

Photos from Saturday's Big 12 showdown between fourth-ranked Baylor and West Virginia.

FINAL: West Virginia takes down No. 4 Baylor

Allan Taylor provides live updates from Morgantown where West Virginia stunned the Bears 41-27.

Pregame gallery: Gearing up for WVU-Baylor

Check out the photo gallery from Milan Puskar Stadium.

Friday October 17, 2014

3 points to takeaway from WVU’s preseason scrimmage

The Gold-Blue Debut provided fans with their first look at West Virginia's basketball newcomers.

Photo gallery: Mountaineers stage preseason scrimmage

Check out the images from Friday night's Gold-Blue Debut at the WVU Coliseum.

Gibson: Respect Bears ‘but we better not fear them’

West Virginia hopes to ambush Baylor—and avenge last year's blowout—in Saturday's showdown at Milan Puskar Stadium.

Thursday October 16, 2014

Must WVU keep up with Baylor or is it vice-versa?

The Mountaineers offense hopes to show it's as capable as the one drawing most of the national pub.

Week 8 college picks: Panelists feel WVU will settle for near-miss vs. Baylor

It's unanimous: All eight MetroNews Sports pickers think Baylor leaves Morgantown with a victory.

Wednesday October 15, 2014

Defense ‘never got back on track’ after 73-point scorching at Baylor

What the Bears perpetuated in Waco last season left the Mountaineers shellshocked and leaking confidence.

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