Because of the inconsistent health of running back Noel Devine, West Virginia has had a
of late. Eliminate the 219-yard effort against woeful UNLV, and the Mountaineers averaged only 81 ypg against LSU, USF and Syracuse. Tonight, they face a UConn run defense that has had issues. In games against FBS foes, the Huskies have allowed 173.1 ypg. West Virginia ran for a season-high 234 yards in last year's 28-24 win over UConn. Devine was not listed on this week’s injury report.
"We may run a little more," Stewart said.
"I thought our quarterback did a pretty good job, but maybe Bill Stewart put too much on our quarterback," Stewart said. "I don't think so, but we've gone back to what coaches do: 'What's this guy do best? What's that guy do best?' If we think we can run the ball a little better, that's what we're going to do. If we think we need to do more moving the pocket - bootlegs, nakeds - we'll do that. It depends on what you're seeing and what you do best."