WVU Team Not Only High Ranking By Athlon

Most Mountaineer football fans know that Athlon is rating WVU as the fifth-best team in the country in its preseason magazine. However, Athlon has also named several players to their projected all-league teams.

Athlon Sports, publisher of America's Premier Sports Annuals, is releasing its preseason Top 25 at www.athlonsports.com. West Virginia checks in at No. 5.

Athlon Sports predicts West Virginia to win the Big East.

Chris Henry is named preseason Second-Team All-American and First-Team All-Big East.

Dan Mozes, Ben Lynch, and Adam Jones are named preseason First-Team All-Big East.

Rasheed Marshall, Kay-Jay Harris, Ryan Thomas, Jeff Berk, Scott Gyorko and Jahmile Addae are named Second-Team All-Big East.

Jeremy Hines, Mike Watson, Ernest Hunter, Adam Lehnortt and Mike Lorello are named preseason Third-Team All-Big East.

West Virginia's quarterbacks are rated No. 10 in the nation and No. 1 in the Big East.

West Virginia's offensive line is rated No. 7 in the nation and No. 1 in the Big East. West Virginia's wide receivers are rated No. 1 in the Big East.

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