Ready For the Next Test

Maryland gave West Virginia an unexpected shutout loss last season, but the Mountaineers insist this team is different, and the outcome can be as well.

Getting ready for Maryland is always big test, and Brian Mitchell is prepping the team to be aware of a few different keys. The Terrapins have some offensive weapons that can cause trouble for any foe. Here, Mitchell discusses the impact that wide receivers Stefon Diggs and Deon Long can have against WVU's odd front multiple look. Last year Dana Holgorsen said Diggs was a 'clone' of former West Virginia star Tavon Austin. In opposition to Diggs, Long is a tall, outside receiver who likes to stretch the field. Mitchell notes both of their abilities, and how the team is prepping to stop them.

Daryl Worley has been quite the star for WVU on defense. Worley, below, talks about his preparation this week, and how he can make a difference on the field against a turnover-prone Maryland offense. Worley, who has the defense's only turnover this season on an interception against Alabama, said he is ready for every challenge because he knows week to week he is going to be matched up against perhaps the best opposing receiver.

Safety Karl Joseph is typically quiet during an interview, but loud on the field. Joseph quickly gained attention with his 18 tackles against Alabama, and now is ready for the second big challenge of the season. Joseph said he is ready to take on Maryland's All-Conference wide receivers, and has faith in the coaching staff to develop a game plan to limit the multiple weapons Maryland possesses.


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