Latest West Virginia Mountaineers football News

Oklahoma State’s Hubbard brings run show to West Virginia

Nov. 22, 2019 12:16 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia defensive lineman Reese Donahue is feeling all the emotions this week as he and 21 other seniors prepare for their final home game. Donahue is bittersweet about suiting up one last time at Mountaineer Field on Saturday against No. 22 Oklahoma State (7-3, 4-3 Big 12)....

Big 12 has chance for 2 more 1st-year coaches in bowl games

Nov. 21, 2019 7:51 PM EST

Chris Klieman gets an extra game in his first season at Kansas State, and that is significant for the Wildcats’ first-year coach even though it won’t be as long of a season as he got used to before he got to Manhattan. Texas Tech’s Matt Wells and West Virginia’s Neal Brown need to win...

Turnover-savvy Oklahoma St defense looks to get more at WVU

Nov. 21, 2019 6:04 PM EST

No. 22 Oklahoma State (7-3, 4-3 Big 12, No. 21 CFP) at West Virginia (4-6, 2-5), Saturday at 12 p.m. EST (ESPN2). Line: Oklahoma State by 6 1/2. Series record: Oklahoma State leads 6-4. WHAT'S AT STAKE The Cowboys are looking for their fourth straight win and want to keep the momentum going heading into next...

QB Jarret Doege gives WVU hopes for bowl berth

Nov. 19, 2019 4:34 PM EST

West Virginia’s chances for an elusive bowl berth rest with a quarterback who wasn’t a significant part of the offense a few games ago. Bowling Green transfer Jarret Doege delivered last week in his first start when West Virginia needed a spark at Kansas State to end a five-game losing streak....

Doege leads West Virginia to 24-20 upset of K-State

Nov. 16, 2019 8:14 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — West Virginia coach Neal Brown was staring down the prospects of a six-game losing streak amid his first season in Morgantown, a streak of futility unmatched by the Mountaineers since 1986. Instead, he walked out of Kansas State with a foundational win for his vast rebuilding effort....

K-State aims to bounce back from Texas loss vs West Virginia

Nov. 15, 2019 3:01 AM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The message new Kansas State coach Chris Klieman delivered in the locker room after a gut-check loss at Texas last weekend was almost identical to the one he relayed after the Wildcats upended then-No. 5 Oklahoma to shake up the Big 12. “We have to wipe it clean pretty...

Texas Tech roughs up West Virginia 38-17

Nov. 9, 2019 4:58 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Texas Tech quarterback Jett Duffey continues to give West Virginia fits. The junior moved the offense at will in the first half and the Red Raiders used a fast start to beat West Virginia 38-17 on Saturday, handing the Mountaineers their fifth straight loss. Duffey threw for one...

Stumbling Texas Tech, WVU looking to avoid Big 12 basement

Nov. 8, 2019 12:10 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Texas Tech and West Virginia have lumbered through sour seasons under first-year coaches. One of them will get a sorely needed boost and end a losing streak when the Red Raiders (3-5, 1-4 Big 12) and Mountaineers (3-5, 1-4) meet on Saturday. The winner will prop up fading bowl...

Freshman ground gainers making impression in the Big 12

Nov. 7, 2019 2:55 PM EST

In a conference best known for producing Heisman-winning quarterbacks and Biletnikoff Award-winning receivers, Big 12 freshmen are making their names running with the football. Four of the top nine freshman rushers from Power Five schools play in the Big 12: Iowa State's Breece Hall, Texas Tech's SaRodorick...

No. 12 Baylor still undefeated after 17-14 win over WVU

Nov. 1, 2019 1:37 AM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 12 Baylor got quite defensive to remain undefeated. While Charlie Brewer threw for 277 yards with two touchdowns, the defense blocked a late field goal try while allowing only one big play, and the Bears won a game when scoring less than 20 points for the first time since 2006. "A...