Posted October 01, 2012 on AP on Fox

BATON ROUGE, LA - SEPTEMBER 25: Quarterback Geno Smith of the West Virginia Mountaineers in action against the Louisiana State University Tigers at Tiger Stadium on September 25, 2010 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writer What if No. 8 West Virginia and No. 11 Texas played Saturday and decided not to bring their defenses? At the rate those two have been giving up big plays for touchdowns, would it really matter? The Mountaineers (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) needed every one of quarterback Geno Smith's eight touchdown passes in last week's 70-63 win over Baylor that left its defense looking as bad as its offense looked spectacular. The Longhorns (4-0, 1-0) have a 45-0 shutout of New Mexico on their resume, but also have a glaring habit of missing tackles and giving up long touchdowns, trouble signs in a matchup against a quarterback of Smith's caliber. ''It was terrible,'' West Virginia safety Darwin Cook said after Baylor scored nine touchdowns. ''It gets you down. We don't like giving up points like that, at all, but you just have to get back up and play the next game. We have to get better on defense.'' So does Texas. A unit that was suppos...
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