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No room for error in final games

No room for error in final games

WVU is all too familiar with teams being spoilers for a season. We certainly can’t underestimate either of these teams or think they are just going to roll over for us.
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The occasion Dana Holgorsen had been trying to avoid finally arrived Sunday. West Virginia is in a must-win situation and has to beat Kansas Saturday and then Iowa State November 30 to reach six wins and bowl eligibility.

The 47-40 loss to Texas dropped the Mountaineers to 4-6 overall and 3-5 in the Big 12. To be eligible for one of this season’s 35 bowl games, a team has to win at least six games

“We held a quick team meeting and I told the team I was proud of their effort,” Holgorsen said. “Their effort was phenomenal. Their fight was phenomenal. I was really proud of them. They were disappointed mentally and physically pretty drained, so we made it quick.”

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WVU has played in a bowl game every season since missing after Rich Rodriguez finished 3-8 in 2001. The Mountaineers have the easiest possible path in the Big 12 as they close against the teams in the bottom two sports in the conference standings. The Jayhawks (2-7) and the Cyclones (1-8) are each 0-6 in the Big 12.

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