Two-Deep Revealed for Opener


By John Antonik for WVUsports.com
August 25, 2013 09:40 PM
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The depth chart for West Virginia’s season-opening game against William & Mary was released earlier this evening.

Junior Paul Millard and Florida State transfer Clint Trickett were listed as co-starters at quarterback, while Houston transfer Charles Sims was listed as the No. 1 running back.

The top four wide receivers listed on the two-deep were senior Ivan McCartney at X, true freshman Daikiel Shorts at Y, sophomore KJ Myers at Z and sophomore Cody Clay at A.

As expected, the first offensive line consists of junior left tackle Quinton Spain, sophomore left guard Marquis Lucas, redshirt freshman center Tyler Orlosky, junior guard Mark Glowinski and senior right tackle Curtis Feigt.

The No. 1 defense features seniors Will Clarke and Shaq Rowell up front along with redshirt freshman Eric Kinsey at defensive end.

The top linebackers coming out of camp are sophomore Isaiah Bruce at spur, junior Jared Barber and senior Doug Rigg at sam, sophomore Nick Kwiatkoski at will and junior college transfer Brandon Golson at buck.

In the secondary, listed as the ones are juniors Travis Bell and Ishmael Banks at the two corner spots, senior Darwin Cook at bandit safety and sophomore Karl Joseph at free safety.

The No. 1 specialists are redshirt freshman Josh Lambert at place kicker, sophomore Nick O’Toole at punter, junior Michael Molinari at holder, sophomore John DePalma at long snapper with the top two returners being Sims and freshman Wendell Smallwood for kickoff, and sophomores Ronald Carswell and Jordan Thompson for punt.

Backup left guard Pat Eger shows the most career starts on offense with 19, followed by Spain (14) and McCartney (11).

On defense, Cook has the most career starts with 23, followed by Clarke (22) and Rigg (18).

There could be as many as seven first-time starters on offense this Saturday when the Mountaineers face William & Mary in a noon kickoff at Milan Puskar Stadium that will be televised by Fox Sports 1.

Tickets are still available and can be purchased by calling the Mountaineer Ticket Office toll-free at 1-800-WVU GAME or by logging onto http://www.wvugame.com.

West Virginia's full William & Mary game release will be available on Monday afternoon.

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West Virginia University Mountaineers, WVU, Big 12 Conference football


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