July 18, 2011

Francis learning, working

Josh Francis has set high expectations for himself in a West Virginia uniform, but first things first.

Coming to West Virginia as a junior college transfer from Lackawanna College (Pa.), the extremely athletic and explosive linebacker realizes that before he can make his mark on the field, he has the task of learning the schemes and working within the framework of the Mountaineers defense.

Francis arrived in the spring and showed flashes of his abilities during drills, but also drew the ire of Defensive Coordinator Jeff Casteel because he sometimes found himself out of position.

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