Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Gameday Primer

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Gameday Primer

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West Virginia vs. Miami Russell Athletic Bowl Site: Camping World Stadium (65,000), Orlando, Fla. Kickoff: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday TV: ESPN (Dave Pasch, play-by-play; Greg McElroy, analysis; Tom Luginbill, sidelines) Radio: 2:30 p.m., pregame, Mountaineer Sports Network, IMG stations (Tony Caridi, play-by-play; Dwight Wallace, analysis; Jed Drenning, sidelines) The line: Miami by 3 Polls: West Virginia No. 14 AP (media); No. 12 Amway (coaches) Miami Received votes in both polls Series: Miami leads, 16-3 Last time: Miami, 22- 20, Oct. 2, 2003 in Miami. The Hurricanes were down to fourth-and- 13 on the Miami 25, when QB Brock Berlin completed an 18-yard pass for first down. He then completed three more passes and with a pass interference call against the Mountaineers, Miami had a simple chip shot for the winning field goal with 11 seconds left on the clock. The coaches (alma mater, year, record): West Virginia Dana Holgorsen (Iowa Wesleyan 93); 6th season at West Virginia 46-30, same overall; 0-0 vs. Miami Miami Mark Richt (Miami 82); 1st season at Miami, 8-4; 16th overall, 153-55; 0-1 vs. West Virginia Blowin in the wind * The Russell Athletic Bowl will be Miamis 40th bowl game, dating back to the 1933 Palm Festival Bowl against Manhattan. The Hurricanes have won 19 of those bowl games, but havent one a bowl since beating Nevada in the 2006 MPC Computers Bowl. UM has lost six straight bowls since then.

The predictors West Virginia vs. Miami Derek Redd WVUs going to Disney World. West Virginia, 31-21 Season: 10-2 Mike Casazza Lets go crazy. Three OTs?. West Virginia, 48-46 Season: 9-3 Mitch Vingle The next 30 for 30 documentary? West Virginia, 28-24 Season: 8-4

He said it ... WVUs Dana Holgorsen on playing Miami: They are a national brand. I usually have to educate our players on our opponent, I didnt have to educate our players on this opponent. Everybody knows about Miami and what type of players they have. ... We are the visiting team, in Florida, against a Florida school that has a national brand. If we can go win this one, it would mean something.

Russell Athletic Bowl results 1990 Florida State 24, Penn State 17 1991 Alabama 30, Colorado 25 1992 Stanford 24, Penn State 3 1993 Boston College 31, Virginia 13 1994 S. Carolina 24, West Virginia 21 1995 North Carolina 20, Arkansas 10 1996 Miami (Fla.) 31, Virginia 21 1997 Georgia Tech 35, West Virginia 30 1998 Miami (Fla.) 46, NC State 23 1999 Illinois 63, Virginia 21 2000 NC State 38, Minnesota 30 2001 Pittsburgh 34, NC State 19 2002 Texas Tech 55, Clemson 15 2003 NC State 56, Kansas 26 2004 Georgia Tech 51, Syracuse 14 2005 Clemson 19, Colorado 10 2006 Maryland 24, Purdue 7 2007 Boston Coll. 24, Michigan St. 21 2008 Florida State 42, Wisconsin 13 2009 Wisconsin 20, Miami (Fla.) 14 2010 NC State 23, West Virginia 7 2011 Florida State 18, Notre Dame 14 2012 Virginia Tech 13, Rutgers 10 (OT) 2013 Louisville 36, Miami (Fla. …

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