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They Remember November

The late Bill Stewart never met a motivational phrase he didn't like, as we all learned during his time as West Virginia's head football coach. But there is one in particular he often used that applies especially well to this year's Mountaineers.

It was Oct. 30, 2009 when Stewart's second of three WVU teams lost its first Big East game, a 30-19 defeat at South Florida. In a dark hallway in the depths of Raymond James Stadium, Stewart offered up a mantra for his team in the weeks to come. "They remember November," he said then, and repeatedly thereafter, both with reporters and his players. If not for a controversial 24-21 loss at... Recommended Stories