WVSN Daily Notebook: Sept. 14, 2020
UPDATE – 5:22 p.m.
WVU sophomores Miles McBride and Oscar Tshiebwe were featured in a recent 2021 NBA Mock Draft. Bryan Kalbrosky at USA Today had McBride at 13 and Tshiebwe at 24.
2021 NBA Draft 2.0: Updated Top 60 big board, now including NCAA returners https://t.co/NHusYs7I3E
— Rookie Wire (@RookieWire) September 1, 2020
UPDATE – 1:30 p.m.
To go along with his SportsCenter Top-10 play, WVU safety was also the top-rated defensive back in all of college football this past weekend according to PFF. Addae had seven tackles and a diving interception in his first game as a Mountaineer.
Highest-graded defensive backs from Wk 2 of College Football:
1. Alonzo Addae, WVU – 93.2
2. Josh Thompson, Texas – 92.2
3. Marquel Broughton, Army – 91.1
4. Shemar Jean-Charles, App St – 90.9
5. Paris Ford, Pittsburgh – 89.6 pic.twitter.com/f8RqIP9yIF
— PFF College (@PFF_College) September 14, 2020
UPDATE – 12:30 p.m.
During the Big 12 Coaches Teleconference this morning, WVU head coach Neal Brown confirmed that starting right guard Mike Brown is fine following Saturday’s game. Brown went down during the Mountaineers’ 56-10 win over Eastern Kentucky and needed to be helped off the field in the first half. WVU’s next game will be Sept. 26 against Oklahoma State.
UPDATE – 7 a.m.
Former Mountaineer running back Noel Devine is letting his son, Andre, bring his No. 7 out of retirement at his old high school, North Fort Myers.
Had to pass the torch to my son @239dre and bring that 7 outta retirement for him. Congratulations to making the varsity football team I’m proud of you. Thank you Coach Mack was a great time suiting up as a Red Knight again. Just remember son I’m the original #7 you my back up . pic.twitter.com/X4xQ0I6VZx
— Noel Devine (@noel_devine7) September 13, 2020
The diving interception Saturday from first-year WVU starter Alonzo Addae got some national recognition, being the No. 4 play on ESPN’s Top Plays.
👀@WVUfootball’s Alonzo Addae makes No. 4 on @ESPNCFB Top Plays with this diving interception! #HailWV pic.twitter.com/pZflM3xtOX
— WVU Sports (@WVUSports) September 14, 2020
Jarret Doege was one of the highest-graded quarterbacks in the nation this past weekend, according to PFF College. With 228 passing yards and two touchdowns on 19-25 passing, Doege was sandwiched right between Big 12 rival Spencer Rattler of Oklahoma and Backyard Brawl rival Kenny Pickett from Pitt.
Highest-graded QBs in Wk 2 of College Football:
1. Trevor Lawrence, Clemson – 94.2
2. Spencer Rattler, Oklahoma – 93.7
2. Jarret Doege, WVU – 93.7
4. Kenny Pickett, Pitt – 92.6 pic.twitter.com/kzwQ1LxGTj
— PFF College (@PFF_College) September 13, 2020
Get caught up on anything you missed recently from WVSN:
- WVU Receiving Votes in AP Poll as the Big 12 Suffers a Tough First Weekend
- Several Former Mountaineers to See the Field in NFL Today
- Running Back Leddie Brown is Taking WVU’s Rushing Success Personally This Season
- Young Players Recorded A Lot of Career-Firsts vs. Eastern Kentucky
- Mountaineers Roll in Season-Opening Win vs. Eastern Kentucky
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