WVU defense and special teams review shutout

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - West Virginia's defense and special teams were in peak form during the season opening shutout of Georgia Southern.

Jared Barber came back from a season long hiatus and played like a man possessed early against Georgia Southern. Below, he breaks down his first time back on the field since tearing his ACL and explains the severity of the shoulder injury he sustained Saturday night.

Senior linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski has been one of the cornerstones of WVU's defense for years, and he continued his solid play with seven tackles against the Eagles. Here he talks about the defense's performance in the season opener.

Coming off a season that saw him become one of the most celebrated kickers in college football, Josh Lambert kept the ball rolling with a three-for-three showing against Georgia Southern. Below, he explains how he tends to try to block out the noise from preseason awards watch lists and the standards he sets for himself.

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