September 28, 2008

WVSports.com's Two-Minute Drill

WVSports.com's Two-Minute Drill: Game 4
WVU 27, Marshall 3

GAME BALL
goes to Reed Williams

For the second straight week, Williams started and for the second straight week West Virginia rode the Moorefield senior to an outstanding defensive performance. Against Colorado in a 17-14 overtime defeat, the Mountaineers allowed just three points after the 10:10 mark of the first quarter. Saturday, WVU allowed Marshall 39 yards rushing (1.6 per carry), 119 yards passing and 158 yards of total offense. The Mountaineers provided three goal-line stands when the Thundering Herd was threatening to score a touchdown. It allowed 13 first downs and 0 touchdowns in 60 minutes of play. Williams finished with a game-high 11 tackles (five solo) and two tackles-for-loss. On one play, Coach Mark Snyder went to an unbalanced line. Williams fought through seven blockers on one side of the field to make a key stop.

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