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West Virginia has arrived

Texas fans roll out welcome mat for Big 12's newest member

Updated: October 4, 2012, 1:06 AM ET
By Carter Strickland | HornsNation

AUSTIN, Texas -- They will come.

From hills and hollers, from the Gauley full of golly and out of the mountains, they will come. Blue and Gold. W and V. This week it is blue collar vs. blue blood, No. 8 West Virginia vs. No. 11 Texas under a Homer Hickam October Sky in Larry McMurtry's Texas. There is no way in the world the Big 12's newest members would miss it.

"There will be plenty of RVs flying the West Virginia colors," said John Harkins, a native West Virginian now living in ...

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