January 21, 2013

WVSports.com Early Spring Primer: LB

West Virginia will have many questions that need answered this off-season and this is WVSports.com's early look at what to expect this spring in terms of competition at various positions. And today we look at linebacker.


For the 2012 season there doesn't seem to be another position that was harder to rate based off performance that the linebacker unit. It seemed every week there would be a big game from one of the 'backers but even in victory the unit as a whole struggled especially in helping in the passing game. Of course a lot was asked with the lack of a true rush coming from the 3 down lineman but it was obvious the transition to a new defense was a little overwhelming for young grouping.

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