I'VE HAD JUST ABOUT ENOUGH OF YOU SONNY
Marshall looking impressive against WVU - lead 7-3 with 2:30 minutes remaining in the 1st.
I imagine the NCAA would deem it some sort of disallowed perk, but he kicked off the season and it sort of seems that it would be right for him to be at our games. He has trained in our facilities and is almost like an extension of team this year, the story is surely intertwined. He and his family will probably be at all home and close road games anyway, but hell, get him on the bus/charter flight with the rest of the guys. Not sure what the MGo board thinks.
RR had a great quote. The host asked him about Denards 29 carries and RR replies, "Well, if we had better downfield blocking, he wouldn't get so many carries." Basically saying if we blocked better he'd have fewer carries b/c he would be scoring all the time instead of taking 15 play drives. Gotta love that attitude!
Since we have been getting 3 weather report posts per day from our MGoWeatherMen, I figured I would throw this info that I heard from RR on Inside Michigan Football.
Practicing on the grass will hopefully eliminate any potential problems, and RR said they are accounting for rain so perhaps they even watered down their practice field?
Anyways, I don't think that the rain will be a huge factor, unless it is like 2008. In that case, both teams will be equally affected.
The boys will be ready rain or shine and won't make any excuses regardless of the outcome.
This one has some shots of the players wandering around ND Stadium. The grass doesn't look too high.
stolen from a ND forum (suck it, dirty irishes)
The only previous meeting between the two head coaches.
(2007): West Virginia 28, Cincinnati 23
- West Virginia: 295 yards rushing (4 TDs), 140 yards passing (435 total yards)
- Cincinnati: 84 yards rushing (1 TD), 323 yards passing (2 TDs) (407 total yards)
An end-of-season (2007) comparison of those teams:
(11-2) West Virginia
Total Offense: #15 (456.2 ypg)
Scoring Offense: #9 (39.6 ppg)
Total Defense: #7 (301.7 ypg)
Scoring Defense: #8 (18.1 ppg)
Total Offense: #30 (433.9 ypg)
Scoring Offense: #16 (36.3 ppg)
Total Defense: #50 (368.2 ypg)
Scoring Defense: #13 (18.8 ppg)