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Clardy's Corner: The elite fans edition

DL Matt Masifilo likes a packed house

Dana Holgorsen is my hero. Two weekends ago, the West Virginia head coach led his team into a packed house at Mountaineer Field, as 62,056 watched the home team take on LSU in the college football game of the week. Last weekend, on a rainy Saturday in Morgantown, an announced crowd of only 46,603 showed up to see West Virginia host Bowling Green. The actual number was much smaller.

Holgorsen's reaction during his Tuesday news conference? "All I heard was how much [Mountaineer football] meant to everybody across the state of West Virginia. ‘This [is] the NFL team in town, and we're gonna be there to support you.' Well, having 40,000 people at a game isn't doing that." Wow. How could one-third fewer folks show up to Morgantown the week after the biggest game that program has... Recommended Stories