WVU Defensive Coaches Discuss Versatility

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - WVU defensive coordinator Tony Gibson breaks down how the Mountaineers are trying to stop the run, while assistants Joe DeForest and Brian Mitchell discuss the versatility of the secondary in this across the board look at the West Virginia defense.

West Virginia struggled to stop the run at times last year, especially early in the season. Defensive coordinator Tony Gibson explains why the Mountaineers had a tough time against teams like Alabama and Oklahoma and what they are doing to remedy that this season.


Special teams/safeties coach Joe DeForest gives insight into the similarities between the spur and free safety position and how backup Jarrod Harper is progressing in camp.


WVU's secondary is one of the deepest position groups on the team, but many of the veterans who make it up took their lumps as freshmen and sophomores. Cornerbacks coach Brian Mitchell discusses the learning curve that young corners face.


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