After three dominating performances, is the WVU defense where it expected - and is it ready for its biggest challenge?

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.- West Virginia registered its third high-level performance in as many games in the decisive 45-6 win over Maryland. Now, with games looming against arguably its four toughest foes of the season, are the Mountaineers beginning to peak at just the right time?

Cornerback Daryl Worley, above, details the attention to detail of the defense, and takes a look at a vanted Oklahoma Sooners runing game backed by Samaje Perine, and facing an offense with perhaps the best balance WVU has yet to see. and not taking anything lightly with the difficult offenses to come. Worley also details facing West Virginia's own offense in practice, and how that has helped prepare the team for the spread lookss to follow.

Cornerbacks coach Brian Mitchell, below, talks about the approach to effort and execution within the defense, the penchant for capitalizing on opportunities and the need to continue to build upon the body of work already established after allowing just 23 points all season, an average of little more than one score per game.

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