The Big 12 is further restricting the NCAA rule on contact in football practice by allowing two tackling sessions per week, including a game.
Coach Holgorsen said sophomore Skyler Howard’s impressive play will put the quarterback rotation up for grabs as the Mountaineers prepare to meet Texas A&M in Memphis.
The Mountaineers built a double-digit lead but managed little offense over the final five possessions and fell to No. 16 Texas Tech 37-27 on Saturday.
Dana Holgorsen won’t be nostalgic Saturday when he brings his No. 5 Mountaineers to Texas Tech, where he and Mike Leach drove opponents batty with their dizzying pass-heavy offense.
While the Mountaineers are league newcomers, Holgorsen was a Big 12 assistant coach for nine of 11 seasons before becoming their coach.