November 9, 2009
Stew knows about Collaros
MORGANTOWN--Bill Stewart knows all he needs to about Cincinnati quarterback Zach Collaros of Steubenville.
Due to his growing up in the Ohio River Valley (New Martinsville) and a long association with Big Red head coach Reno Saccocchia, Stewart heard about Collaros when he was playing with Mountaineer redshirt linebacker Branko Busick. Wherever he has coached, the Mountaineer mentor has kept up with OVC athletes.
"I knew who he was," Stewart said on the Big East conference line Monday. "I have always kept up with The Valley guys. Years ago when I was at William & Mary, VMI, even out west at Arizona State--my Dad kept me abreast of what was happening back there. I knew about Zach here, but we had Patrick White, Jarrett Brown, and Patrick's brother (Coley) coming in. I thought he was great. I understand he is a better baseball player. The guy is a gamer. Heck, now I wish we had gotten him over here."
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