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West Virginia Penalizes Eastern Kentucky in Season Opener


Six months to the day that West Virginia needed to stop all operations due to the pandemic, they got their very first win of the season by defeating Eastern Kentucky 56-10 in front of a truly restricted crowd (parents and family of the team) at Mountaineer Field.

Leddie Brown William Wotring-WVU Football The Mountaineers won the coin toss and selected to get and it didn’t take wish for them to get on the scoreboard. Junior running back Leddie Brown opened the drive with a 38-yard run and after that completed it off with a 10-yard scuttle into completion zone just 3 plays later.

Eastern Kentucky went three and out on their first drive of the video game and the Mountaineers went right back to Leddie Brown on the taking place drive. Prior to Brown hauling in a goal reception from 15 yards out, true freshmen Sam Brown (Savannah, GA) and Reese Smith (Danville, KY) both took their extremely first receptions of their college profession.

Towards completion of the extremely first quarter, Eastern Kentucky established their first defensive stop of the day and needed punter Tyler Sumpter into action, in which he pinned the Colonels deep inside their own one-yard line. The Mountaineer defense allowed one initially down on the drive prior to a sack by BANDIT VanDarius Cowan ended the belongings and the very first quarter.Sam James recorded his first goal reception of the season to open the beginning minutes of the second quarter with a 32-yard pass from Jarret Doege, providing the Mountaineers a 21-0 lead. However, that did not last all that long as the Colonels got on the board for the very first time in 2020 with a 28-yard touchdown pass from Parker McKinney to UConn transfer Keyion Dixon. The drive lasted just 5 plays and just took 2:10 off the clock -fairly simple drive to mention the least. West Virginia reacted with a quick rating which was powered by RB2 Alec Sinkfield.

He obtained 43 yards on 3 continues the drive and had an outstanding 28-yard run down the sideline. Late in the 2nd quarter, the Mountaineer defense produced their first turnover of the season with

an amazing leaping play by senior security Alonzo Addae toward the sideline intercepting McKinney. The offense benefited from the turnover with another four-play scoring drive, hammering it back on the ground with Brown

as he trotted in for his 3rd objective of the day(second hurrying)from 8 lawns out. With less than a minute in the really first half, the WVU offense struck once again with an 8-yard TD pass over the middle of the field to redshirt sophomore Bryce Ford-Wheaton. West Virginia led at the half, 42-7. Eastern Kentucky knocked through a basket on the opening drive of the second half however was followed up by a

systematic, 13-play, 75-yard scoring drive capped off by a 17-yard TD rush by Sinkfield. Austin Kendall changed Doege at the start of the second half and went 3/6 for 43 lawns for the day. With ballgame at 49-10, Neal Brown wished to get real freshman quarterback Garrett Greene into the video game and get his feet damp. With the game well in hand, it was mainly a run choice attack. Greene went 3/3 for 24 lawns through the air and hurried for 27 yards on four carries.Although West Virginia did their finest to try and milk out the clock,

they did consist of another objective to the ledger in the last 2 minutes of play thanks to Tony Mathis punching one in from 3 yards out.The Mountaineers cruised previous Eastern Kentucky 56-10. Notes:-S Alonzo Addae tape-recorded first interception at WVU- DL Ahkeem Mesidor taped first occupation sack-LB Taurus Simmons taped very first profession sack- RB’s Leddie Brown(123 yards), Alec Sinkfield (123 yards)

profession high in hurrying backyards -WR’s Sam Brown, Reese Smith, and

TE Charles Finley

tape-recorded their first profession receptions- CB Jaïro Faverus and DL Jalen Thornton tape-recorded

their very first occupation takes on-Most overall backyards( 624 )

thinking about that 2018 vs Oklahoma Statistics: QB Jarret Doege 19/25 228 yards, 3 TD RB Leddie Brown 10 lorry, 123 lawns

, 3 TD’s (2 hurrying) RB Alec Sinkfield 15 vehicle, 123 yards, 2 TD WR Sam James 5 rec 72 yards, TD WR Bryce Ford-Wheaton 4 rec, 67 yards, TD West Virginia (1-0) will be off next week and will go back to action on September 26th when they take a trip to Stillwater to manage the Oklahoma

State Cowboys. Kickoff time for the video game is still to be determined.You can follow

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