July 8, 2011

Backs expected to battle

Although the pre-camp depth chart has been released, the West Virginia coaching staff has stressed that the list is nothing more than that; a list of players. And as fall camp approaches, competition is expected to heat up in all areas, but one of the prime focuses will be turned to the battles at the running back positions.

Atop the newly minted depth chart at A-back is spring standout true freshman Vernard Roberts. Roberts took advantage of the lack of a true lead back during the spring practices and showed great explosiveness and ability to catch the ball out of the backfield.

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