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Monken Owes Much To Holgorsen

Todd Monken has no antimosity toward former Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Dana Holgorsen, quite the contrary. Monken has nothing but thanks for Holgorsen, now West Virginia's head coach. He says he doesn't know him well, but he knows that Holgorsen's departure from OSU opened the door for Monken to move back into being an offensive coordinator.

"Dana has helped me in more ways that one," said Monken. "He helped me and it has paid off for me from a monetary standpoint too." Now that doesn't mean that Monken doesn't recognize the pride involved with Saturday's game against West Virginia, and yes, he very much wants to win like he does every week. There is a lot of familiarity between the two coaching staffs. "It goes both ways. What we...