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West Virginia Football: The Mountaineers Unable to Evade the Syracuse Defense

Article By on 23rd October, 2010

... what was to be a two touchdown victory for the Mountaineers, West Virgina was poised to walk away with their ninth straight win against the Orange of Syracuse and their 13th straight win at home.

But the Orange's defense would have none of it. The Orange walked away with the first upset of the week, defeating West Virginia 19-14.

West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith came into the game throwing only two interceptions in 177 attempts, but would ultimately throw three to the Orange under pressure, two of which ended up in the hands of Doug Hogue. Hogue and the rest of the Orange defense seemed to have Smith's number all day, allowing Geno to post a devas...

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