The "Big Uglies." They battle in the trenches to protect the quarterback or create holes for a running back. They're the heart of the offense and a critical component in moving the chains. Without an experienced offensive line, a great quarterback can look ordinary and a fast running back can get stuffed. Some BCS teams look set at O-line and some don't. Here's a sampling of what to expect.
May 22, 2012
As summer strength and conditioning work continues for the majority of the players that make up West Virginia's football roster, head trainer Dave Kerns is working closely with others to rehabilitate various injuries in the hopes of having them all healthy by the start of preseason practices in August.
June 13, 2011
One of West Virginia's main goals during spring drill was the rebuilding of the offensive line. After losing four starters, the offensive line had the spring to find replacements and work on unified play. After 15 days of practice, sophomore Josh Jenkins thinks they achieved those goals.
April 22, 2009
Josh Jenkins was one of the top offensive lineman recruits in the country this past spring and the top recruit coming out of West Virginia. After a long riding decision between teams such as Florida State, Michigan, Ohio State and West Virginia, Jenkins decided to stay home and attend WVU.
August 12, 2008