With social media, punters are stars too

“If I get to 100,000 followers… I will lose hope in humanity… BUT, and that’s a big BUT, I will be very thankful 4 you beautiful (b——)”

– Recent tweet from former West Virginia kicker Pat McAfee, now punter with the Indianapolis Colts and Indianapolis radio personality

Pat McAfee does not run with a football. He does not pass it. Seldom is he asked to tackle anyone.

Full Article at: TimesWV

Also from TimesWV:
WVU defense turns tide

Normally, when you say West Virginia University’s basketball team is “in a zone,” you are speaking about the way the Mountaineers are shooting the ball, shots just seemingly going in from everywhere.

Seldom does it apply to their defense, which Bob Huggins would prefer to be an in-your-face, physical, switching man-to-man.

That was what he tried in the first half of his 1,000th game as coach on Saturday against Texas Christian, and while it did bring him a three-point lead, thanks to Jabarie Hinds burying a 3 at the buzzer and freshman Terry Henderson coming off the bench to score 15 first-half points, it left Huggins with a precarious feeling.

Full Article at: TimesWV

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Ern is the generalist of the group. He contributes original content, posts links to news articles, tracks all the developments in Morgantown, keeps his pulse on the Mountaineer fan nation, etc... he does it all.