November 11, 2008

Miller's sacks lead strong defensive effort

MORGANTOWN--A consistent bright spot of West Virginia University's football season has been the play of its defense, which has kept the Mountaineers in nearly every game even as the offense continually grinds its gears. This latest Saturday was no different, as Julian Miller and the WVU 'D' again stood strong in the face of adversity.

Against the Bearcats, West Virginia's vaunted defensive unit found itself behind the eight ball from the outset. When Mardy Gilyard returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown and a 7-0 Cincinnati advantage, the Mountaineers' defensive unit knew they were in for a long and challenging evening.

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