December 30, 2011

Mountaineers in familiar territory

The 2012 Discover Orange Bowl will mark the third BCS appearance for West Virginia since 2006 and there's been a common theme present in the buildup to all three games.

The Mountaineers enter the contest as the underdog.

In the previous appearances in the 2006 Sugar Bowl against Georgia and the 2008 Fiesta Bowl against Oklahoma, the Mountaineers were able to defy the oddsmakers and rally around one another to secure two of the biggest wins in program history.

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