November 3, 2008

'Fab 5' (or not), run game rolls

MORGANTOWN--For two games now, West Virginia offensive line coach Dave Johnson has "danced with who 'brung' him."

The grammatically fractured phrase was made popular by ex-Texas coach Darrell Royal who uttered the prophetic passage back in the '70s when he was leaning on a running game to bring him to national championship games. Someone asked him if he would then move to the pass in bowl games.

In this instance, the bad English is saved for "The Big Five," as it were--WVU offensive linemen Ryan Stanchek, Greg Isdaner--All-Americans in their own right--Mike Dent, Jake Figner, and Selvish Capers.

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