Connect with us

WVU Football

WVSN Halftime Report: 3 WVU Turnovers Sour First Half Vs Baylor

Published

on

West Virginia and Baylor are tied 7-7 at halftime in Milan Puskar Stadium.

WVU quarterback Jarret Doege has turned the ball over three times already, but Baylor has missed two field goals leading to the 7-7 tie. Here are some notes from the first half:

WVU’s opening-drive touchdown came on a one-yard quarterback keeper by Doege. Running back Leddie Brown has carried the ball 10 times for 33 yards.

Doege is 15-21 throwing for 108 yards. He has thrown two picks and fumbled twice (one lost).

Including today, Doege has five interceptions and two lost fumbles in seven career games at WVU.

WVU has committed five penalties for 52 yards.

Darius and Dante Stills again wreaked havoc on Baylor’s offensive line. Darius has three tackles, 2.5 for a loss and 1.5 sacks. Dante has one tackle for loss.

Baylor quarterback Charlie Brewer is 10-14 for 90 yards and a touchdown. Overall, WVU’s defense has held Baylor offense to 116 yards on 32 plays, a 3.63-yard average.

Both Doege and Brewer were sacked twice in the first half.

Sophomore cornerback Nicktroy Fortune appeared to have intercepted Brewer, but the play was called back after defensive pass interference was called on Dreshun Miller.

Baylor missed three field goals in the first half. Starting kicker John Mayers missed from 46 and 47 yards and his backup, Noah Rauschenberg was blocked as time expired in the first half.

Baylor will receive the ball to start the second half.

Around the Big 12: In the only other league game going on right now, TCU and Texas are tied at 14 in the second quarter.

Welcome to the new home of WVU football and basketball breaking news, analysis and recruiting. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and check us out on YouTube. And don't forget to subscribe for all of our articles delivered directly to your inbox.

Cody spent the last two years getting his master's degree in journalism from WVU. He graduated from Slippery Rock University in 2018 with a degree in digital media production. He was born and raised in Mercer, Pennsylvania.

Get WVSN in your mailbox!

Enter your email address to subscribe to WVSN and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Sign up for the best in WVU sports!

Subscribe to WVSN today and get all of our posts directly in your inbox the second they're published.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Send this to a friend