Texas A&M and West Virginia enter Monday's Liberty Bowl knowing plenty about each other, even though they've never met.
West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen worked as an offensive coordinator on Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin's staff at Houston from 2008-09, and they remain good friends. Texas A&M offensive coordinator Jake Spavital was a quarterbacks coach for Holgorsen at West Virginia from 2011-12.
West Virginia (7-5) and Texas A&M (7-5) are both dealing with late-season quarterback changes.
Freshman Kyle Allen is making his fifth career start for the Aggies after taking over the starting spot from Kenny Hill. Skyler Howard makes his second career start for West Virginia in place of Clint Trickett, who announced Friday he was giving up football because of multiple concussions.
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12/28/2014 3:02:12 PM (GMT -6:00)