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Steelers Prospect Spotlight: Karl Joseph

Karl Joseph, Strong SafetyWest Virginia University5’11” 197 lbs. Strengths Very physical player Lays people out coming downhill Can cover a lot of ground quickly Appeared to improve in coverage a lot in 2015 Versatile – Moves all over the defense Special teams Experienced 4 year starter Team Leader Weaknesses Very small Can be over aggressive, leading to missed tackles...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia zeroing in on a defensive back?

With Daryl Worley declaring for the NFL Draft and Karl Joseph set to graduate, the Mountaineers are going to have some turnover in their defensive backfield.Those were arguably the two best players on West Virginia's entire defense, and Dana Holgorsen will need to find some impact players to man the secondary. Does he have anyone specific in mind?According to Blue and Gold Sports...
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January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

West Virginia won't roll over and play dead against TCU

On Twitter @TheStudentSect It was supposed to be better than this for West Virginia. Dana Holgorsen is in year five of his existence as WVU’s head football coach, one full recruiting cycle in, which is typically where even the most patient of natives get restless if whatever their internal (realistic) expectations are seem to not be on track to being met. The Mountaineers...
Via The Student Section
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Karl Joseph wears headset, changes roles for West Virginia

Karl Joseph may not be available in uniform for the Mountaineers going forward, but he's still as passionate about West Virginia football as ever.Joseph wore a headset and was actively involved in coaching up his teammates during the Oklahoma State game. Don't expect that to change any time soon. “That's the kind of kid he is,” WVU coach Dana Holgorsen said Monday on the Big...
Via Fox Sports
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

WVU senior Karl Joseph injures knee in practice, out for season

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- West Virginia safety Karl Joseph will miss the remainder of the season after sustaining a right knee injury during practice, coach Dana Holgorsen said Wednesday.Holgorsen said the senior was injured in a non-contact drill Tuesday."I am devastated and heartbroken for Karl," Holgorsen said in a statement. "He is a young man who has given everything he has to our...
Via Associated Press
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

West Virginia safety Karl Joseph out for year with knee injury

The West Virginia Mountaineers are coming off of a very disappointing loss at the hands of the Oklahoma Sooners last week and are hoping to get back to their winning ways this week against the No. 21 ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys. Now, things may be more difficult than before. According to a report from Keenan Cummings, the Mountaineers will have to play the remainder of the 2015...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

West Virginia DB Karl Joseph Suffers Knee Injury, Will Miss Reminder Of Season

West Virginia suffered a major blow Wednesday afternoon, announcing that a knee injury will sideline star defensive back Karl Joseph for the remainder of the season.  Joseph Sustains Season-Ending Knee Injury | — WVU Football (@WVUfootball) October 7, 2015 Joseph has been West Virginia’s best defensive player through the first four games of the season...
Via College Spun
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: West Virginia's Karl Joseph Drops The Hammer On Oklahoma RB Samaje Perine

Saturday's game was a big one for West Virginia and Oklahoma. The winner would get a leg up in the Big 12 for the conference title and prove that they were a force to be reckoned with as a possible college football playoff contender. When the smoke settled it was Oklahoma that came out on top, but West Virginia made them work for it.Just ask Sooners running back Samaje Perine. He...
Via FatManWriting
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Askew-Henry and Joseph are the perfect combo in the secondary

Karl Joseph made all the highlight reels when he forced four turnovers, three in the same quarter, in West Virginia's season opener. But he has a partner in crime in his secondary that is wreaking quite a bit of havoc.Joseph has always been a plus in the secondary for the Mountaineers. The problem for a while, however, has been finding him a good running mate. It's early, but that...
Via Fox Sports
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

WVU safety Joseph named Big 12 defensive player of the week

It's not too often you see one defensive player force four turnovers in one game. It's even less often you see three of those turnovers being forced in one turnover.For West Virginia safety Karl Joseph, both of those statements came to fruition in the season opener against Georgia Southern. For his efforts, Joseph was named Big 12 defensive player of the week.Joseph earned preseason...
Via Fox Sports
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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