August 5, 2008

Stew: secondary green, but very mean

MORGANTOWN--The WVU secondary left a big impression on head coach Bill Stewart with its performance on Tuesday. Junior Quinton Andrews hauled in a pair of interceptions from the bandit safety spot, while newly minted cornerback Brandon Hogan has "taken like a duck to water" at his new position, according to Stewart.

Andrews, who Stewart referred to as "that knucklehead who is always in the doghouse", recorded 5 interceptions during his first two season, including a crucial pick in the first half of West Virginia's victory over Oklahoma in the Fiesta Bowl. Andrews is currently in a battle with Sidney Glover to start at that position. The winner will likely join Nate Sowers at spur safety, and either Franchot Allen or Eain Smith at free safety, to form the three-headed safety monster necessitated by West Virginia's favored 3-3-5 defensive scheme.

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