Dana Holgorsen knows that West Virginia didn’t exactly finish strong against the winless Baylor Bears.
Baylor played inspired, but the Mountaineers definitely didn’t look up to par.
“We kinda got complacent,” said Holgorsen in the weekly Big 12 teleconference call. “We played three good quarters of football and let them get back in it.”
Yes, Baylor freshman Charlie Brewer erupted on the scene in Waco, but the Mountaineers still allowed that to happen. The Bears scored three touchdowns and a field goal in the 4th quarter, putting them squarely back in a game that they were definitely out of.
West Virginia got off to a slow start as well. If it wasn’t for a 16 yard strike from Will Grier to David Sills, the Mountaineers would’ve held a mere four point lead heading into halftime. The pass to Sills before the halftime buzzer set the stage for the second half, where Sills promptly went 53 yards on the first play of the third quarter.
If West Virginia is going to beat Oklahoma State at home, they can’t afford these lapses in concentration. The Cowboys are excellent at scoring points fast, and the Mountaineers are going to need to be on point all day, or they’ll risk a comeback from a team with much more firepower.
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