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Defensive End Steps Up

Johnny Dingle

With the injury bug hitting the Mountaineer defensive line before and during Saturday's win over East Carolina, sophomore defensive lineman Johnny Dingle was called upon to play a lot more than he had thus far. Given the extra reps, the Florida transfer made the most of his opportunity.

"The most encouraging thing was that ECU was a passing team, so I knew I would get more playing time. I just had to keep my focus and get the job done. I felt like I did that," said Dingle after Saturday's win over the Pirates. The 6'2" 250 pound Miami native was credited with three tackles on the day, and also recorded his first career sack. When he transferred from the University of Florida... Recommended Stories