The Weirton (W.Va.) Daily Times surely didn’t mean for this typo to get into the Sunday paper.
No matter. This accidental bit of word greatness accurately wrapped up the Pinstripe Bowl. The Mountaineers lost 38-14 to Syracuse in Saturday’s game, and really, this typo pretty much sums up the last half of West Virginia’s 2012 season. The Mountaineers started the season 5-0 before entering a tailspin and finishing 7-6.
After a brief Bailey’s and sugar cookie timeout, the OTL crew returns to breakdown all New Year’s Day games and beyond. We covered everything up until January 1st in part one, which you can check out here for some of the games that have yet to go off.
In part two, we examine and pick these games while watching Cincinnati play Duke. We add commentary to the first half, and feel free to guess which side we had.
If you tuned into the Belk Bowl to see how the punting battle would shake out, you should probably see someone about that. Also, you left this one very happy.
Duke punter Will Monday ripped off a 79-yard punt that did much more than just travel far. This was like a trick shot on the golf course, and special teams joy for those of you who are into that sort of thing. Seriously, this is a thing of beauty.
This is, without question, the best punt by a punter named Will Monday in a Belk Bowl.
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