With all the preseason hype around the high-octane offense of the West Virginia University football team, there still lies questions on the defensive and special teams units.
So, with the offensive unit ready for touchdowns, is the secondary ready to create problems for the Big 12 offenses? While that is certainly unpredictable right now, there are experienced players who are ready to make their mark in this first season in the Big 12 Conference.
While head coach Dana Holgorsen bleeds excellence in the offensive unit with his various schemes, there will be some question marks regarding new Defensive Coordinator Joe DeForest and the 3-4 defense.
The Mountaineers have lost some key elements on the defensive side from last year's Orange Bowl team. The likes of Bruce Irvin, Julian Miller, Keith Tandy and Najee Goode will hurt. However, there are some guys that can step it up and make a name for themselves.
Here are some guys on the secondary that will be of high importance this upcoming season.