September 14, 2008

Offensive line could see changes at Colorado

MORGANTOWN--A lot of observers were quick to blame the diminished role of West Virginia University's running game after the Mountaineers lost handily at East Carolina. But a better indicator of just how badly the WVU offense struggled last week was its 72 passing yards, which represented its lowest aerial output in 25 games.

You must rewind the calendar to September 14, 2006, to find a more ground-bound performance from the typically vaunted West Virginia offense. But on that day, the offense stayed grounded because it could: the Mountaineers rushed for a whopping 340 yards in a 45-24 victory over Maryland in Morgantown.

On Saturday in Greenville, the situation was much different.

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