West Virginia's Sean Walters and Jeremy Tyler Talk Back End of Mountaineer Defense, Personnel Development

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - With West Virginia a month away from the start of fall drills, Sean Walters and Jeremy Tyler take stock of the offseason workouts, and the individual and team progression over the summer.

Walters, the projected starter at will linebacker, talks about the vaunted law school hill, and how it develops team camaraderie, as well as conditioning. The 6-2, 228-pounder also delves into the competition over the summer, and embracing the difficulty of some conditioning and what it adds to the mental and physical make-up in late game situations. Walters also provides insight into the newcomers, and dissects his leadership skills and how he is trying to hone that aspect of his personality.

Tyler, below, listed as a bandit safety coming out of spring, speaks to the reshuffling of the line-up after the loss of multiple defensive backs to the NFL, and how the team will work to rebuild chemistry and an understanding of how to play together. He also notes the importance of feel for the game, which is something tat develops as a unit over multiple reps. The senior also reveals his up-and-coming player selection - it's a touted freshman linebacker - and details the development of team depth, and how he motivates second and third team personnel.


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