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Owen Schmitt

For the third time in four seasons, West Virginia will enter the football season as a sexy pick to win the national championship. Before the first kick is teed up, though, fullback/tight end Owen Schmitt has plenty he would like to accomplish during the spring.

It was just two springs ago that Schmitt entered drills as a complete unknown. He was a walk-on transfer from Division III Wisconsin-River Falls, just trying to earn a spot on the team. Now entering his third and final set of spring practices, Schmitt has blossomed into a standout one one of college football's most star-studded teams. Perhaps no game showcased Schmitt's skill and toughness more... Recommended Stories

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