West Virginia running back Dustin Garrison couldn't have imagined this.
In a season already filled with team struggles on the ground, the freshman rushed for 291 yards and two touchdowns to lead No. 22 West Virginia to a 55-10 win over Bowling Green on Saturday.
West Virginia's Geno Smith continued his solid season by throwing for three scores. But for the first time, the Mountaineers (4-1) found balance in their offense.
West Virginia entered the game as one of the worst rushing teams in the FBS with 306 total yards. The Mountaineers compiled 360 yards on the ground Saturday.
''I think we found a running back,'' West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen said.
The 5-foot-8, 165-pound Garrison has emerged from a group of young runners that had struggled to gain a foothold. Garrison got his first start against LSU a week ago due to an injury to Andrew Buie and entered Saturday's game with 65 total yards.
With the offensive line opening huge holes that had be...