Coaches hype unknown Preston as potentially WVU's best defender

West Virginia is anticipated to have one of the best defenses in the Big 12 this season. Players like linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski and safeties Karl Joseph and Dravon Henry are the reason for that, but it's a relatively unknown player who is stealing the spotlight on WVU's defense this spring. "I like our senior linebackers, but they better watch No. 53 behind them, because Xavier...
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West Virginia will be the next team to make a leap in Big 12

More from Athlon Sports: Top 20 WRs on the rise in 2015 / Alabama is ready for another title run / Florida could win SEC East in 2015 / North Carolina's D must step up in 2015 *** West Virginia rebounded from a 4-8 mark in 2013 to finish 7-6 last season and earn its first winning record (5-4) in Big 12 action since joining the league. The Mountaineers return 16 starters for...
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WVU doesn't foresee another letdown against Terps

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) West Virginia was doomed by its own missteps in a blowout loss to Maryland last year, and some Mountaineers are vowing to atone for it this week. When the Mountaineers (1-1) travel to play the Terrapins (2-0) on Saturday, there's some extra motivation among some West Virginia players. ''We know what it meant to us last year and what it now means,'' West Virginia...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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