Reliving the 2008 Fiesta Bowl and more: here’s what to expect this week on the WVU Coaches Show

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This week on the WVU Coaches Show, hosts Nick Farrell and Anjelica Trinone discuss the financial impact COVID-19 has had on the WVU athletic department and looking back at the historic 2008 Fiesta Bowl victory for the Mountaineers.

Nick and Anjelica will breakdown the financial ramifications of COVID-19 for the WVU athletic department, as well as Shane Lyons’s announcement of the actions they will take to try to make up for the budgetary shortfall.

No one can forget the historic 48-28 Mountaineer victory over the Oklahoma Sooners in the 2008 Fiesta Bowl. We’re looking back with some former Mountaineers and their memories of the game. Hear from Reed William, Owen Schmitt and Pat McAfee. Hear their stories from before the game to taking the field. They will also talk about the legendary Coach Bill Stewart ‘Leave No Doubt’ pregame speech and the impact it has had on them. Hear more from these past Mountaineers on the replay of the 2008 Fiesta Bowl airing on Nexstar stations across West Virginia on Saturday, May 16 and Saturday, May 23. 

See all this and more coming up this weekend on The WVU Coaches Show. Check your local listings or your channel guide for station information and airtimes for this week’s episode.

The entire station selection is listed below:


  • WTRF – My Ohio Valley


  • Clarksburg NBC (WBOY) Channel 12
  • Charleston CBS (WOWK) Channel 13
  • Wheeling CBS (WTRF) Channel 7
  • Beckley CBS (WVNS) Channel 59
  • Hagerstown (WDVM) Channel 25

Friday & Saturday

  • AT&T Sports Network

The WVU Coaches Show is produced from the campus of West Virginia University. The team from West Virginia Illustrated brings you the show with a fun, entertaining 30-minute magazine style show that sets up the 2020 season for the Mountaineers.

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