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On Their Own

Tony Gibson

With more emphasis being placed on offseason football workouts, players are expected to do far more on their own than ever before. In addition to the obvious benefits of additional work, there are also some pitfalls that must be avoided.

When West Virginia's players convene for on-the-field workouts during the summer, they will do so without benefit of coaching supervision. NCAA rules prohibit the coaching staff from working with, or even watching, players as they throw, catch and run with their teammates. Naturally, each coach has things they want their players to work on during those sessions. While quarterbacks and receivers... Recommended Stories

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