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Battling For Position

The running back position has long been one of West Virginia's strong points., and with newcomers such as Shawne Alston, Tavon Austin, and Daquan Hargrett, the competition for roster positioning will be fierce.

However, in the excitement surrounding newcomers and the expected brilliance of Noel Devine, there is another player fighting to make his mark and secure a spot in the backfield rotation. Sophomore Mark Rodgers is hoping to secure his spot behind starter Noel Devine following a freshman campaign in which he gained 80 yards on 15 carries for a solid 5.3 average per tote. "The competition...

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