January 3, 2012

Tonkery gets his chance

Growing up less than 50-miles from Morgantown, redshirt freshman spur safety Wes Tonkery watched his home state Mountaineers in two BCS bowl games and dreamt of someday getting that same experience.

Well that time is now, as he sets to make his first start Wednesday night.

Due to a knee injury to starter Terence Garvin, Tonkery will draw the start in his place in the 2012 Discover Orange Bowl and the Shinnston native is embracing the opportunity.

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