Baylor Pregame: Players, Staff Talk Pressure

West Virginia must find a way to get a pass rush, while alleviating some of the Baylor pressure coming from the other side. Here, end Shaq Riddick, as well as offensive line coach Ron Crook and receiver Jordan Thompson speak to the Mountaineers' offensive and defensive production - and what they hope to accomplish against the nation's No. 4-ranked team.

Riddick, who has just one sack on the season, hopes to that number as West Virginia begins to see more spread style offenses, against which he can use his speed game more. The Gardner-Webb transfer discusses his development thus far at the Power Five level, his approach for better numbers over the final half of the season and the mental challenges of increased competition.

Crook, who praised his line's play over the latter two games, discusses the varying match-ups and how the challenges can change when facing different defensive alignments, WVU's dedication to the run game, and how he likes the Mountaineers' dedication to sticking with what they do best.

Thompson, who had a solid contest at Texas Tech, especially during the last six minutes when WVU rallied from 14 points down with the final 17 points of the game, speaks to the fast-paced offenses in the Big 12, how no game is ever out of reach, the never-quit attitude of almost every league foe and his expectations of the offense against Baylor.

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