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A Stiff Challenge

Mortty Ivy

Slowing down the Connecticut running game will be crucial to West Virginia's ultimate success on Saturday.

It's one of the oldest and simplest mantras in football: have success running the football and stopping the run, and your team should have a great chance to win. West Virginia almost always excels at the former. This week, the Mountaineers will have their hands full trying to execute the latter. When Connecticut's offense trots out onto the natural surface of Rentschler Field on Saturday afternoon... Recommended Stories