July 17, 2011
Linebackers look to senior leader
If the West Virginia defense expects to duplicate the success of last season, younger less experienced players will be called upon to perform for a unit that lost a number of key cogs from a year ago. And with fall camp now less than a month away, one position that will see some major turnover is the linebackers.
Departing are several starters and key contributors in J.T. Thomas at weakside, Anthony Leonard at middle and Pat Lazear, strongside. All three 'backers saw significant playing time during their careers, but exhausted their eligibility at the close of 2010.
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