May 6, 2011
Casey Vance: Just like brother said
MORGANTOWN--West Virginia linebacker Casey Vance always had an idea he could contribute at West Virginia, even though he went 5-foot-9, 225 pounds. Now he gets his wish. But it might have been what an older brother said that made the difference.
"My one brother (Matt) played at Fairmont. He was an All-American. He had an opportunity to walk on here, but decided to take the money (scholarship). He was like, 'Go ahead and do it. You're a little short, but as long as you play downhill, press the offensive line. If your eyes are good. ... '
Casey picked it up, "You know, a lot of guys don't have good eyes. As long as you're learning the game, your responsibility, and execute, you'll be able to do it," he said.
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