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West Virginia native Wes Tonkery didn't get a great deal of notice coming out of high school, even though he was an early target for the Mountaineer football program. One year into his career, he's changing that story by playing well during his first real chance on the field during WVU's 2011 spring practices.

Coming out of Bridgeport, W. Va., Tonkery didn't get a great deal of national attention. He was rated as the #64 defensive back prospect in the country by Scout.com, but didn't have many Division I schools on his doorstep. Tennessee showed some interest, but it was West Virginia, specifically assistant coach Steve Dunlap, who looked at the lanky running back and saw potential as a defensive...

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