Thursday, July 13, 2006

Nostalgia Moments

There is some video of all the quarterbacks that have thrown for over 2,000 yards in a season at WVU over at the official site. In the time of Oliver Luck and Jeff Hostetler, you could count on one thing above all else in this world. And that was that if WVU forced a turnover, the next play would be a shot at the endzone, no matter where we were on the field. More often than not it worked.

And speaking of Hostetler, has anyone ever had a better first game against such a highly ranked team? I don't just mean in WV histroy, I'm talking about college football history.

After its disastrous start, West Virginia outscored Oklahoma 41-13 in the final three quarters. In those three quarters, West Virginia outgained the Sooners, 443-239, and had 19 first downs to OU’s 11.

Hostetler burned the Oklahoma secondary for 321 yards and four touchdowns. “For a guy who had never taken a snap at West Virginia University, and then to come out and do what he did today – well, I don’t have the right words to describe it,” said Nehlen.

Yup, those were some good days.

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