BGN Video - Defense

For our subscribers, West Virginia defensive coordinator Keith Patterson, nose tackle Shaq Rowell and linebacker Jared Barber give insights as to how WVU might slow a big, physical Texas offense centered around the run game and opportunistic passing.

WVU DC Keith Patterson, on Texas QB Case McCoy and picking the proper blitz opportunities, and how the Mountaineers can match the physical play of the UT backs and line.

Nose tackle Shaq Rowell, below, on the UT offensive line, the night atmosphere in Morgantown and the potential loss of Doug Rigg for the rest of the season - which would be career-ending for the linebacker. The injury has not been disclosed.

And, finally, Jared Barber, on the problems the Texas line presents, how head coach Mack Brown uses the two primary backs and being able to mentally match a poised, productive quarterback with solid wideouts.

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