Thoughts of that pick, which allowed Rutgers to blunt a promising Mountaineer drive and take the lead with 3:55 to go, had to be bouncing through Brown's mind when he led the Mountaineer offense bacl onto the field. However, he quickly engineered two first downs as he moved WVU to the 39-yard line in just two plays. Just when it looked as if things were going the Mountaineers' way, harsh reality set in with a pair of incompletions that set up a third down and ten -- but also set the stage for our key moment.
Brown faded back and found Darius Reynaud on a crossing route with a laser that seemed to burn itself into the Louisianian's hands. Reynaud twisted, turned and pirouetted for 26 big yards, putting the ball on the Scarlet Knights' 35.
West Virginia finished the drive with a 30-yard Patrick McAfee field goal to send the game into overtime, but is was Brown's cool and collected play in a critical situation that truly set the stafe for WVU's victory.