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Select members of the WVU football team met with the media on Thursday.

Kevin White and Josh Lambert today were named to the 2014 AP All-America Team, announced by The Associated Press.

Heading to the 2014 AutoZone Liberty Bowl? Check out this special offer to watch the Memphis Grizzlies with the Mountaineers.

A dozen more talented seniors from across the nation have accepted invitations to next month’s Reese’s Senior Bowl.

Freshman safety Dravon Henry was named to the ESPN True Freshman All-America Team, announced today by ESPN.com.

Right around this time 50 years ago, West Virginia faced Utah in the 1964 Liberty Bowl game played at the Atlantic City Convention Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Multiple Mountaineers earned recognition by the Big 12 Conference for their efforts during the season, as the conference announced today its 2014 postseason awards.

It’s been 50 years since West Virginia last played in the Liberty Bowl, and the setting today is a lot different than it was in 1964.

Tickets for West Virginia’s appearance in the 2014 AutoZone Liberty Bowl are now on sale to the general public.

The 2014 Associated Press All-Big 12 team, as selected by a panel of 20 sports writers who regularly cover the league for newspapers throughout the league's five states.

Executive Director Steve Ehrhart extended an invitation for West Virginia to play Texas A&M in the 2014 AutoZone Liberty Bowl.

WVU will face Texas A&M in the 2014 AutoZone Liberty Bowl in Memphis on Dec. 29. Here is ticket information related to the game.

Give West Virginia some credit for going out and doing what it set out to do on Saturday afternoon against Iowa State at Jack Trice Stadium – win a November football game to finish the regular season on a positive note.

West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen met with members of the media earlier today.
Oliver Luck's WVU Tenure
Oliver Luck's four-year tenure at WVU features many accomplishments.

Dana Holgorsen News Conference
Dana Holgorsen's Thursday morning remarks previewing the 2014 AutoZone Liberty Bowl to be played in Memphis, Tenn.

2014 All-Big 12 Team
West Virginia University was well represented on the 2014 All-Big 12 Football teams, announced earlier today.
 
 
 
The Matchup
West Virginia will take on Texas A&M in the 2014 AutoZone Liberty Bowl at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on Monday, December 29 at 2 p.m. ET.

The Mountaineers will be making their 33rd bowl appearance, carrying a record of 14-18 in the game.

West Virginia Bowl Game History
 
Liberty Bowl History
This will be West Virginia's second all-time appearance in the Liberty Bowl. The Mountaineers fell 32-6 to Utah in 1964 at Convention Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. The game marked the first major bowl game played indoors.
 
The Series
This will be the first matchup between West Virginia and Texas A&M on the football field. West Virginia is 14-19-1 all-time against teams from the SEC.
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
For West Virginia fans attending the game, view stadium information, directions, seating chart and parking in Memphis.

Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
 
Traveling to Memphis
Fans interested in travel packages from the WVU Alumni Association are encouraged to visit WVUSportsTravel.com for more information.
 
West Virginia Sections
West Virginia's official seating includes sections 101-108 and 132 on the West side of the stadium.

View West Virginia's Seating Chart
 
Priority Tickets
Available tickets in the WVU allotment are $85 each. Tickets for West Virginia's appearance in the 2014 AutoZone Liberty Bowl are now on sale on a priority basis to 2014 Mountaineer Athletic Club (MAC) members and football season ticket holders.

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General Tickets
Tickets for West Virginia's appearance in the 2014 AutoZone Liberty Bowl are now on sale to the general public.

Tickets can be purchased online at WVUGAME.com or by calling the Mountaineer Ticket Office at 1-800-WVU GAME. All tickets in West Virginia’s allotment are priced at $85 each with seating in the West side sections of Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.
 
Student Tickets
Tickets for WVU students will be available on Monday, at the Mountaineer Ticket Office in the WVU Coliseum and will be priced at $85 each. Student tickets must be purchased in person with a valid WVU ID, and sales are limited to two tickets per valid student ID.
WVU Liberty Bowl Alumni and Fan Events
Sunday, December 28, 2014
3 p.m. CT | AutoZone Liberty Bowl Parade
Fourth Street & Beale Street to Second Street & Beale Street

The parade down world famous Beale Street will include appearances by the Pride of West Virginia, Mountaineer, WVU Cheerleaders, high school bands and other special groups.

5 p.m. CT | Bash on Beale Pep Rally
Handy Park on Beale Street

School spirit will be on display at Handy Park as bands and cheerleaders from both schools participate in a thuse helping fans prepare for the 56th Annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl.

6 p.m. CT | Mountaineer Meet & Greet at Alfred's on Beale Street
197 Beale Street at Third Street

The WVU Alumni Association, WVU Foundation and Mountaineer Athletic Club invite you to attend a meet and greet with fellow Mountaineers at Beale Street's gold and blue headquarters. Grab a WVU giveaway while supplies last, enjoy live music, food and special beverages from the menu. WVU alumni, friends and fans are welcome to come to Alfred's early if they'd like, we've been told it's the BEST place to watch the parade!

Monday, December 29, 2014
10 a.m. CT | AutoZone Liberty Bowl Pre-Game Buffet, Indoor Tailgate & Pep Rally
Pipkin Building and Creative Arts Building adjacent to Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium

Enjoy a buffet of Memphis style BBQ and cold beverages (soft drinks and alcohol) at what the AutoZone Liberty Bowl calls one of the largest and most enjoyable pre-game parties. This festive event will include Mountaineers and Aggies and feature appearances by both school's bands. Fans attending this pre-game event can also participate in their schools "Team Walk" which conveniently takes place adjacent to the buffet and pep rally.

Cost to attend is $40 and tickets can be purchased by visiting bit.ly/1DaLYSc.

1 p.m. CT | AutoZone Liberty Bowl
WVU vs. Texas A&M
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (1 p.m. CT)
 
 
 
ESPN
Fans can watch the game on ESPN. The television crew has yet to be announced.
 
Watch Online
Fans can watch the game online at ESPN3.com or through the WatchESPN app that is available for Amazon Fire TV, Android, Kindle Fire, Apple, Chromecast, Roku, Windows 8, Xbox One and Xbox 360.
Radio Broadcast
The Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG broadcast features Tony Caridi (play-by-play), Dwight Wallace (analyst) and Jed Drenning (sideline).

Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG
 
WVU Gameday App
New in 2014, WVU joined forces with IMG and SportsLabs to develop the WVU Gameday App to keep Mountaineer fans connected to the action while at the game or watching from home. The WVU Gameday App is packed with robust social, on-campus and stadium features that enhance the gameday experience by delivering:
  
 
 
 
West Virginia Mountaineers
Roster | Stats | Schedule | Notes | Twitter
 
Texas A&M Aggies
Roster | Stats | Schedule | Notes | Twitter
2014 Record: 7-5, 5-4 Big 12
Head Coach: Dana Holgorsen
Alma Mater: Iowa Wesleyan ('93)
Record at West Virginia: 28-22
Record vs. Texas A&M: 0-0
Record vs. Kevin Sumlin: 0-0
 
West Virginia Statistical Leaders
#9 Clint Trickett | 6-2 | 186 | r-Sr. | QB
Tallahassee, Fla. | Florida State
Passing: 281-of-419, 3,285 Yards, 18 TDs, 10 INTs
#7 Rushel Shell | 5-10 | 215 | r-So. | RB
Hopewell, Pa. | Pitt
Rushing: 95 Att., 430 Yards, 4.5 Avg., 11 TDs
#11 Kevin White | 6-3 | 210 | Sr. | WR
Plainfield, N.J. | Lackawanna College
Receiving: 102 Rec., 1,318 Yards, 12.9 Avg., 9 TDs
#35 Nick Kwiatkoski | 6-2 | 236 | r-Jr. | LB
Bethel Park, Pa. | Bethel Park HS
Tackles: 96 Total, 67 Solo, 10.5 Tackles For Loss
#4 Shaq Riddick | 6-6 | 242 | Sr. | DL
Akron, Ohio | Gardner-Webb
Tackles For Loss: 10.0-52 Yards, 7.0 Sacks, 26 Tackles
#7 Daryl Worley | 6-1 | 199 | So. | CB
Philadelphia, Pa. | William Penn Charter School
Interceptions: 3, 4 Pass Breakups
 
West Virginia Schedule
8/30 vs. #2 Alabama L, 23-33
9/6 Towson W, 54-0
9/13 at Maryland W, 40-37
9/20 #4 Oklahoma* L, 33-45
10/4 Kansas* W, 33-14
10/11 at Texas Tech* W, 37-34
10/18 #4 Baylor* W, 41-27
10/25 at Oklahoma State* W, 34-10
11/1 #10 TCU* L, 30-31
11/8 at Texas* L, 16-33
11/20 #12 Kansas State* L, 20-26
11/29 at Iowa State* W, 37-24
12/29 vs. Texas A&M 2 p.m.
2014 Record: 7-5, 3-5 SEC
Head Coach: Kevin Sumlin
Alma Mater: Purdue ('88)
Record at Texas A&M: 34-17
Record vs. West Virginia: 0-0
Record vs. Dana Holgorsen: 0-0
 
Texas A&M Statistical Leaders
#7 Kenny Hill | 6-1 | 215 | So. | QB
Southlake, Texas | Carroll HS
Passing: 214-of-321, 2,649 Yards, 23 TDs, 8 INTs
#3 Trey Williams | 5-8 | 195 | Jr. | RB
Spring, Texas | Dekaney HS
Rushing: 70 Att., 474 Yards, 6.8 Avg., 6 TDs
#11 Josh Reynolds | 6-4 | 190 | So. | WR
San Antonio, Texas | Tyler JC
Receiving: 47 Rec., 762 Yards, 16.2 Avg., 12 TDs
#31 Howard Matthews | 6-2 | 210 | Sr. | DB
League City, Texas | Clear Springs HS
Tackles: 82 Total, 43 Solo
#15 Myles Garrett | 6-5 | 255 | Fr. | DL
Arlington, Texas | Martin HS
Tackles For Loss: 12.5-67 Yards, 11.0 Sacks, 50 Tackles
#23 Armani Watts | 5-11 | 190 | Fr. | DB
Forney, Texas | North Forney HS
Interceptions: 3, 7 Pass Breakups
 
Texas A&M Schedule
8/28 at #9 South Carolina* W, 52-28
9/6 Lamar W, 73-3
9/13 Rice W, 38-10
9/20 at SMU W, 58-6
9/27 vs. Arkansas* W, 35-28 (OT)
10/4 at #12 Mississippi State* L, 31-48
10/11 #3 Ole Miss* L, 20-35
10/18 at #7 Alabama* L, 0-59
11/1 ULM W, 21-16
11/8 at #3 Auburn* W, 41-38
11/15 Missouri* L, 27-34
11/27 LSU* L, 17-23
12/29 vs. West Virginia 2 p.m.

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