Holgorsen said the player that stood out to him on Wednesday was redshirt junior Ryan Nehlen, who after a strong spring came into camp as the projected starter in front of senior Brad Starks and sophomore Ivan McCartney at the "Z" position.
The Mountaineers' first-year head coach said that Starks, who is coming off of a shoulder injury in the spring, is "not even in the equation right now."
"I've seen him practice like twice, so I don't have any comment on him," he added.
The expected star of the unit, inside receiver Tavon Austin, has been good in camp, Holgorsen said, but admitted that Austin is not practicing as well as he could be.
Holgorsen spoke a bit in his post-practice press conference about Oklahoma State receiver and 2010 Biletnikoff Award winner Justin Blackmon, who Holgorsen considers to be the most consistent players he's coached.
"It was everyday," he added. "A lot of these guys are young, and they don't understand that. The one that does is Ryan Nehlen."
"It's a process. We're not going to get anything offensively, defensively, special teams figured out overnight," he said. "I told them after practice that they've got really good coaches, and they need to listen to them."
The first field goal attempt in today's practice was blocked, but Holgorsen said the kicking game has been improved compared to where it was in the spring.
"We're not happy with it, but over three days we've had one block," Holgorsen said. "Is that acceptable? No."
Holgorsen isn't happy with the amount of time it takes to get kicks off at this point, but he seemed confident that will be improved before the end of fall camp.
"He goes around and educates young men on how to be young men," Holgorsen said. "If (the players) have opportunities to meet people like that, I think it's good. It was the highlight of my day."
"It's going to be a fun competition to watch," he said.