West Virginia running back Andrew Buie can't wait to get more work.
Thrust into the starting lineup due to injuries, the sophomore has infused some critically needed balance into the Mountaineers' offense over the last two games.
He ran for a career-high 207 yards and scored twice in Saturday's 48-45 win at No. 15 Texas. In one game he eclipsed his yardage total for all of last season. A week earlier he had 82 yards against Baylor.
Buie said he'll be ready to handle the load again when No. 5 West Virginia (5-0, 2-0 Big 12) plays at Texas Tech (4-1, 1-1) on Saturday.
''I'm going to try to play like that every week,'' said Buie, who credited his success to his blockers. ''If the opportunities are there I just want to make the most of them and play ball. I'll take it as long as they're giving it to me.''
Buie also caught three passes for 66 yards against Texas, giving Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville more to worry about in terms of slowing down the high-scoring Mountaineers.