LANDOVER, Md. — oooo
WVU now stands at 28-19 in pro stadiums since 1980, nine games over .500.
How good is that?
Well the Cleveland Browns can’t make the claim of being over .500 in professional stadiums since 1980.
James Madison’s first score of the game came on a 33-yard field from Cameron Starke, whose career started as a walk-on at WVU as a walk-on kicker but who transferred back home to the state of Virginia because of the cheaper in-state tuition.
“Probably the biggest lesson I learned at West Virginia was you have to be mentally tough at all times when it comes to football,” he said earlier in the week. “You can’t really let your guard down (and) you can’t really feel sorry for yourself, because nobody is going to hold your hand throughout the process.
“You have to be a man, you have to bite the bullet, and you have to work hard and just do the best that you can do.”
JMU gave a good account of itself despite having its star running back, Dae’Quan Scott, its leading rusher and receiver, miss the game due to an ankle injury.
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