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Difficult Road

It's been a difficult year for Mountaineer football verbal commitment Phillip "P. J." Shirdan, who hasn't been able to play a down for Monsignor Bonner High School during his senior season.

"It was probably the hardest thing I've ever gone through," said Shirdan, who has been forced to watch as his team has gone winless to date. "The season has been crazy. It's been really difficult watching." Shirdan, who tore the ACL in his right knee during a seven-on-seven combine drill in May, at first thought the injury he suffered was not a severe one. Thinking it was just a sprain, Shirdan...

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