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Three Guys Before The Game is exactly what it sounds like. Tony Caridi, Brad Howe and Nathan Adrian talk about the next BIG game and much more.

Three Guys Before The Game is exactly what it sounds like. Tony Caridi, Brad Howe and Nathan Adrian talk about the next BIG game and much more.
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Three Guys Before The Game is exactly what it sounds like. Tony Caridi, Brad Howe and Nathan Adrian talk about the next BIG game and much more.

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English


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Three Guys Before The Game - A Special Visit From Kevin Jones

12/13/2018
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For just the second time in Three Guys history, a fourth guy joins the gang. WVU great Kevin Jones provides his thoughts on this season's Mountaineer team, the latest on his professional career, and a wonderful look back at WVU's Final Four season. Kevin and Nathan define what playing hard means when Bob Huggins is your coach. How much can this season's team improve? What are the necessary ingredients for success with the WVU program. These topics plus much more on the 75th episode of Three...

Duration:00:38:45

Three Guys Before The Game - Bye bye Will, Hello Sags

12/10/2018
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One Mountaineer departs another is found that's the quick take of the last 48 hours for WVU football and basketball. Nathan Adrian joins Brad Howe and Tony Caridi to offer their take on Will Grier's decision to skip the bowl and the reemergence of Sagaba Konate. Does Grier's decision become the precedent for all draftable quarterbacks in bowl games? Will bowl games need to reinvent themselves to deter future players from skipping out? WVU beat Pitt, but 26 turnovers paints a frightening...

Duration:00:39:21

Three Guys Before The Game - Next Man Up (Episode 73)

12/6/2018
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And then there were four. For the first time in Three Guys history, a fourth "guy" joins the team. Nathan Adrian returns from hiatus to to discuss two main topics. The fellas battle on bowl participation. How many Mountaineers will skip the bowl? If Will Grier doesn't play will it impact his legacy at WVU? Next up, the status of Mountaineer basketball following Tuesday's Garden Gators debacle. Is there hope for a WVU team that appeared lost and confused? What does history tell us about...

Duration:00:34:33

Three Guys Before The Game - A Camping We Will Go (Episode 72)

12/3/2018
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The Mountaineer football team will spend its bowl season camping. WVU and Syracuse will tangle at the Camping World Bowl in Orlando on December 28. As you might imagine, there are varied opinions on the game, the bowl, and a regular season that came within a play of sending the Mountaineers into a major bowl date. The fellas (Brad Howe, Hoppy Kercheval, Tony Caridi) offer their take on how and why it happened. Will Mountaineer fans make the trip to Orlando? Will the Mountaineers mentally be...

Duration:00:31:31

Three Guys Before The Game - Jake's Out, Dana's In (Episode 71)

11/29/2018
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The football regular season may be over, but the questions about the Mountaineer football team are growing at a frenetic pace. Where will WVU go bowling? What’s the fallout from Jake Spavital’s departure? Are the Dana Holgorsen departure rumors officially over? An, oh yeah, will the Mountaineer basketball team ever play a game with a complete roster. Those questions are just a sample of what’s coming your way on episode 71 of Three Guys Before The Game. The fellas, (Brad Howe, Hoppy...

Duration:00:35:08

Three Guys Before The Game - Post Oklahoma (Episode 70)

11/26/2018
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The disappointment from Friday's loss to Oklahoma will linger within Mountaineer Nation for a long time. Could it have been avoided? Now what? The questions are plentiful as the Mountaineers turn their attention toward an upcoming bowl date. The fellas (Brad Howe, Hoppy Kercheval, Tony Caridi) discuss the major storylines from Friday's game and look ahead to a series of topics ranging from Dana Holgorsen's interest in other programs, and whether Will Grier and others will play in the bowl....

Duration:00:38:14

Three Guys Before The Game - Oklahoma Preview (Episode 69)

11/21/2018
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Can Black Friday produce one of the brightest days in Mountaineer football history? The scene is set for what could be an all-time classic encounter between the Mountaineers and Sooners of Oklahoma. Heisman contenders, Kyler Murray and Will Grier, lead a pair of offenses ranked in the top-10 nationally. The Sooners average just under 50 points per game, the Mountaineers average 41. The fellas (Brad Howe, Hoppy Kercheval, Tony Caridi) take a deep dive into strategy and the possible scenarios...

Duration:00:33:22

Three Guys Before The Game - Post Oklahoma State (Episode 68)

11/19/2018
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Why did the Mountaineers lose to Oklahoma State? Obviously, there are a number of reasons why Saturday's visit to Stillwater ended with massive disappointment. The fellas breakdown why a 17 point halftime lead wasn't enough and wonder if WVU can mentally regroup before Friday's date with Oklahoma. Football and a little Mountaineer hoop talk come your way on episode 68 of Three Guys Before The Game.

Duration:00:29:34

Three Guys Before The Game - Oklahoma State Preview (Episode 67)

11/14/2018
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Is Saturday's game the biggest of Dana Holgorsen's career? A victory by the Mountaineers and Iowa State loss at Texas clinches a spot in the Big 12 Championship for the Mountaineers. The game's significance is just one of many topics discussed by the fellas (Brad Howe, Hoppy Kercheval, Tony Caridi) in advance of Saturday's game. With just two regular season games remaining, the Cowboys remain a mystery. Which team will show up this weekend? WVU's offense has sparkled since its loss at Iowa...

Duration:00:43:25

Three Guys Before The Game - Post TCU (Episode 66)

11/12/2018
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Playing a complete game is hard to do. Yet, the Mountaineer football team has come very close in each of its last three outings. Dana Holgorsen said quarterback Will Grier's performance in Saturday's victory over TCU was his best of the season. The fellas (Brad Howe, Hoppy Kercheval, Tony Caridi) agree and have much more to say about WVU's frolic over the Frogs. What does the emergence of the tight end position mean for the rest of this season? Is Evan Staley's recent success complete the...

Duration:00:25:51

Three Guys Before The Game - TCU Preview (Episode 65)

11/8/2018
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Is Saturday's Mountaineer game against TCU more of a mental than physical challenge for Dana Holgorsen's team? That's just one of many topics discussed by (Brad Howe, Hoppy Kercheval, and Tony Caridi) on this TCU preview edition of Three Guys Before The Game. Does WVU need style points to wow the College Football Playoff committee? Brad and Hoppy engage in a very spirited debate. Can the Mountaineers roll or will Saturday be a grind? Join the fellas as they breakdown a True Blue Saturday...

Duration:00:31:46

Three Guys Before The Game - Post Texas (Episode 64)

11/5/2018
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Saturday's victory by West Virginia over Texas in Austin ranks among the school's all-time best. But, exactly where does it fall on the list when it comes to drama and significance? The fellas (Brad Howe, Hoppy Kercheval, Tony Caridi) have their opinion plus much more on episode 64 of Three Guys Before The Game. Will Grier's heroics have reenergized his Heisman campaign and the Mountaineers have positioned themselves for a spot in the Big 12 title game. Is this the year WVU earns hardware?...

Duration:00:35:44

Three Guys Before The Game - Texas Preview (Episode 63)

11/1/2018
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There's a recipe to beat Texas under second year coach Tom Herman. On this episode, the fellas (Hoppy Kercheval, Brad Howe, Tony Caridi) present in exacting detail what the eight teams that have beaten Herman's Longhorns have done. Texas is among the nation's best in a few statistical categories but near the bottom in several others. Can the Mountaineers exploit those weaknesses? These stories, plus Big 12 predictions for the weekend come your way on episode 63 of Three Guys Before The Game.

Duration:00:25:03

Three Guys Before The Game - Pre Texas (Episode 62)

10/29/2018
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The final days of October are quickly peeling off the calendar. The Mountaineers will open their much anticipated November schedule against a Texas team that suffered surprise Saturday in Stillwater. On this episode, the fellas (Brad Howe, Hoppy Kercheval, Tony Caridi) provide an overview and undercarriage inspection of the Mountaineers. They reveal some surprising statistics that no one would have predicted before the season began. Why is it so important for West Virginia to be the underdog...

Duration:00:31:03

Three Guys Before The Game - Post Baylor (Episode 61)

10/26/2018
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How do you rebound from your worst game of the season? How about setting a record for total yardage in the first half on your way to a 58-14 victory. That recipe worked to perfection as West Virginia moved back into contention for the Big 12 Conference championship with dominating win over the Baylor Bears. It was a game with multiple stars and a WVU defense that throttled Baylor into four turnovers. The fellas, loaded with coffee after a long night, break down every aspect of the...

Duration:00:30:07

Three Guys Before The Game - Preview Baylor (Episode 60)

10/22/2018
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Game day comes early for the Mountaineers. WVU hosts Baylor Thursday night in a massively important Big 12 showdown. Massively important? Yes, that's how the fellas view it for several reasons. They explain in detail how the shock syndrome created from the Iowa State loss could linger in Thursday's game. You'll also hear the guys play out the scenarios of a West Virginia win and a West Virginia loss. They also dig into Baylor's resume and determine just how much they've improved from a year...

Duration:00:25:18

Three Guys Before The Game - Open Week Special (Episode 59)

10/18/2018
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The Mountaineers may have the weekend off, but the fellas are still in game mode as they look ahead to next week's tilt with Baylor and try to figure out exactly what happened in Ames. Dana Hologrsen says there's no need to panic. Obviously, Hoppy Kercheval, a chronically nervous guy, is having a hard time not panicking. Brad and Tony are content with waiting to see what happens with Baylor, but now a loss to the Bears will open a frightening proposition for the month of November. Will WVU...

Duration:00:25:01

Three Guys Before The Game - Post Iowa State (Episode 58)

10/15/2018
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The bubble has burst, the rainbow has faded, and now the question becomes will the Mountaineer football team be able to regroup after Saturday's meltdown against Iowa State? The WVU loss was statistically historic and not in a good way. The fellas break down the Mountaineer defeat and try to shed light on exactly why it happened. Can it be corrected? Special host, Nathan Adrian, joins the group for some basketball insights as WVU prepares for Friday's Gold and Blue debut. It's football,...

Duration:00:31:26

Three Guys Before The Game - Pre Iowa State (Episode 57)

10/11/2018
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The weather is changing, the leaves are changing, everything is changing for the Mountaineer football team. Saturday night's visit to Iowa State has become much more significant after the Cyclones stunned Oklahoma State in Stillwater last weekend. The emergence of true freshman quarterback Brock Purdy has created a showdown between the precocious newcomer and West Virginia Heisman candidate Will Grier. Can Purdy's magic continue? Can Grier dissect Iowa State's attacking defense? The Cyclones...

Duration:00:35:31

Three Guys Before The Game - Post Kansas (Episode 56)

10/8/2018
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The Mountaineers have taken the keys and are now sitting in the driver's seat of the Big 12 Conference race. Saturday's loss by Oklahoma to Texas leaves WVU as the only remaining undefeated team in the league. The Mountaineers assume the position despite a turnover marred effort in the 38-22 victory over Kansas. The fellas break down WVU's conquest over the Jayhawks and try to figure out if the offensive line inconsistency is a blip or a long-term problem. Join the guys as they close the...

Duration:00:30:04