West Virginia Football: What You Need to Know About WVU's RB Dustin Garrison

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West Virginia Football: What You Need to Know About WVU's RB Dustin Garrison
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Dustin Garrison ran for 2,842 yards and 46 touchdowns during his senior year of high school, and was named the 2010 Houston Chronicle Offensive Player of the Year.

So why weren't big-time college football recruiters knocking down his front door?

They didn't think he was big enough.

If only they had known.

You see, the 5'8" Garrison has been fighting doubters throughout his career.  And that allows him to run with a tenacity.  An I'm-going-to-prove-you-wrong type of tenacity.

With West Virginia set to join the Big 12 this season, Garrison will play near his Houston hometown and have the opportunity to run all over the Big 12 teams who passed him up.

Let's rundown what should be known about Garrison heading into 2012 in order to not overlook this lead Mountaineer back.

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