West Virginia Rumors & News

  • Former Vandy player moves on to WVU

    College Football Talk "A month and a half after leaving Vanderbilt a second time, Darien Bryant has found a new place to ply his football wares. While the school has yet to announce his addition, a source with knowledge of the situation tells CFT that Bryant has decided to transfer into the West Virginia football..." July 30

  • Charges against WVU’s Smallwood dismissed

    The Charleston Gazette "Charges against WVU running back Wendell Smallwood were dropped today, according to Jason Miller, the public officer of the Delaware attorney general’s office. Smallwood was accused of trying to intimidate a witness in a murder case involving Zakee Lloyd in Wilmington, Del. After confirming..." July 29

  • Dana Holgorsen would like to see WVU, Pitt renew 'Backyard Brawl'

    CBSSports.com "Pitt 's in the ACC and playing eight conference games a year. West Virginia 's in the Big 12 and playing nine conference games a year. So the Panthers and Mountaineers agreeing to bring back the "Backyard Brawl" might not happen anytime soon no matter how much support the idea generates. But at..." July 23

  • West Virginia's Wendell Smallwood accused of witness intimidation

    USA Today "A Delaware man was arrested Monday in West Virginia, where he is a running back on the West Virginia University football team, and will be charged with witness intimidation in a murder case,Wilmington police said Monday night. Wendell Lynn Smallwood, 20, of Wilmington, was arrested as an..." July 15

  • Clint Trickett named WVU's starter at QB

    ESPN.com "Coach Dana Holgorsen announced Tuesday that senior Clint Trickett will be his starting quarterback when West Virginia opens the season against Alabama. "Clint is 100 percent healthy and is ready to play," Holgorsen said in a statement. "He worked hard last season and showed a lot of ability and..." June 24

  • West Virginia adds FCS All-American transfer at DE

    CBSSports.com "Good news, West Virginia ! You improved 14 places in the FBS yards-per-play allowed rankings from 2012 to 2013. Bad news, West Virginia: that was still only good for 92nd, and in the meantime your offense went from 13th to 69th. So, yes, it's safe to say Dana Holgorsen could use some defensive..." May 19

  • Shell quietly runs new objective at West Virginia

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "It has been 11 months since Rushel Shell left Pitt's spring camp and seven months since he transferred across the Backyard Brawl battlefront to West Virginia, but Shell has yet to speak publicly on either event. That's unlikely to change soon, as West Virginia has kept this redshirt sophomore..." March 07

  • Former player sues NCAA over scholarships versus cost

    USA Today "A former West Virginia football player on Wednesday filed an anti-trust lawsuit against the NCAA and the nation's five elite college sports conferences that could redefine what Bowl Subdivision football players can receive under an athletic scholarship. The suit, which seeks to be a class..." March 06

  • Ex-Penn State DC Tom Bradley hired by West Virginia

    CBSSports.com "Former Penn State defensive coordinator and interim coach Tom Bradley will be returning to the college football sideline, joining Dana Holgorsen's staff at West Virginia . Holgorsen announced Friday that Bradley will be a defensive assistant and senior associate head coach for the Mountaineers...." February 22

  • Are signing day struggles a sign of weakness for the Big 12?

    San Antonio Express-News "Come in out of the cold and grab some piping hot information from the Big 12-pack this week. Here’s the best of a compendium of news, information and opinion about the conference. 1. As Big 12 officials scanned the recruiting rankings after National Signing Day, they can’t be happy about..." February 08

  • Arizona State hires West Virginia's Keith Patterson as DC

    CBSSports.com "Todd Graham and Keith Patterson have worked together at two different schools already -- and unfortunately for Dana Holgorsen and West Virginia , the longtime colleagues are about to make it a third. On Friday Arizona State officially announced the hiring of Patterson, the Mountaineers' 2013..." February 07

  • WVU recruiting class includes 3 WPIAL stars

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The fax machine in West Virginia's football office whirred to life early Wednesday morning with the arrival of Aliquippa star defensive back/running back Dravon Henry's signed letter of intent. Henry, the most heavily recruited senior in the WPIAL, became the first of 21 players to sign with..." February 06

  • West Virginia closes strong on signing day

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "When West Virginia receivers coach Lonnie Galloway was hired a year ago, he immediately was dispatched to Baltimore to meet Dunbar High School quarterback William Crest, one of the top dual-threat quarterback recruits in the 2014 recruiting class. Crest already was close with former..." February 06