One good thing about the weather over the next 72 hours is that it should help prepare Mountaineer fans for their inaugural season of traveling to football games in WVU's newest conference-the Big 12.
Here are just a few other notes of interest that I've gathered during the offseason.
In addition to the newly announced SEC/Big 12 Championship Bowl, the two football powers are slated to meet once again in the AT&T Cotton Bowl.
Jones is the only active player on the list. However, WVU's Smith should become No. 7 as he enters his final season in Morgantown with 7,457-career passing yards after throwing for a school record 4,385 yards as a junior.