May 31, 2012

Bailey talks new conference, expectations

Stedman Bailey set multiple West Virginia receiving records during his redshirt sophomore season a year ago, topping previous single season marks for yardage with 1,279 and 100-yard games (7), along with tying the number of total touchdowns with 12. And with another year in the offensive system this fall, Bailey is hoping to surpass those numbers this year as the Mountaineers adjust to a new conference home.

Bailey has already heard plenty about the Big 12 Conference due to head coach Dana Holgorsen's experiences in the league with both Oklahoma State and Texas Tech, but is excited to begin playing in the league and making his own experiences.

"He's said it's very competitive and there are a lot of good teams in that conference," Bailey said. "Week in, week out, it's going to be a big game. You can't take anybody lightly."

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