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In coach Dana Holgorsen’s “air raid” offense, there are variations of multiple different offensive sets in which the ball finds its way quickly into the hands of playmakers. Rushing the football may be the West Virginia football team’s most consistent and best option.
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WVU is now flush with talented running backs. Andrew Buie, last year’s leader in rushing and rushing touchdowns has decided to redshirt. Buie’s decision was a smart one. Football can sometimes boil down to a numbers game and Buie would have been the fifth running back on the roster. That’s a lot of mouths to feed and with Buie’s talent its better for him to keep a year of eligibility and enter a year where he knows that he will get the majority of the carries.
This year it will be Charles Sims, the University of Houston transfer, who will be the featured back. Holgorsen spoke about the depth at running back at a press conference on Tuesday.
“We have bodies that can give us snaps back ther...
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A story that began as a curious exclusion from the depth chart for the West Virginia Mountaineers has now taken an unexpected turn. Last season's leading rusher, Andrew Buie, is leaving the team after all.
There has been no official word yet from the team or Buie, but the school's registrar has confirmed this much--Buie has withdrawn from the...
After gaining 1169 yards from scrimmage (851 yards on the ground and 318 in the air) last season West Virginia Mountaineers running back Andrew Buie probably thought he had a lock on the starter's job. As it turns out, he does not.
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