August 8, 2008

Blogging at Camp Mountaineer: Day 7

MORGANTOWN--Cornerbacks coach David Lockwood confirmed an unsourced report on the Metronews Sportsline Thursday night that indeed free safety Boogie Allen has been moved into the spur strong safety role. The fulltime free safety job now falls to redshirt freshman Eain Smith. True freshman Robert Sands will spell Smith at the defensive quarterbacking position.

Smith was an unheralded Scout Team member on the defense in the fall of 2007. As such, he played the role of the opposing free safety every week of the season. But apparently Lockwood and safeties coach Steve Dunlap think enough of the Floridian to give him the keys to the secondary.

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