At running back, JaJuan Seider has his top two backs returning in juniors Rushel Shell and Wendell Smallwood. But the Mountaineers will not have Dustin Garrison and Andrew Buie back this season. Seider talked about how Shell could emerge as one of the Big 12's best backs and more.
While there are two solid, experienced running backs returning to make some plays, the wide receiver position will be looking to fill the voids left by Kevin White and Mario Alford on the outside. Wide receivers coach Lonnie Galloway talked about what West Virginia is looking for at that position when spring practice opens up.