The Times West Virginian

Bob Herzel

November 15, 2013

Holgorsen noncommittal about Saturday’s starting QB


MORGANTOWN — o o o o o o

This, on Twitter, in the wake of the Wednesday shooting at Brashear High in Pittsburgh from former WVU quarterback Rasheed Marshall:

“Don’t speculate, bridge any gaps or come to any conclusions. Just say a prayer. My best days were spent at #BrashearHighSchool #Pittsburgh”


“Don’t let a bad situation taint the image of a great place!! #BrashearHighSchool #Pittsburgh #Bestdays”

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Holgorsen went more in depth about what happened to WVU safety KJ Dillon following the Texas game to put him in the hospital and out of action.

According to the coach Dillon is diabetic, felt dehydrated after the game, overhydrated on water and a bad reaction to it that put him into ICU at the hospital, spent a couple of days there in not a good way.

His mother was in town and stayed with him at the hospital. While released, Dillon is still being treated for what happened.

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Former Morgantown High star Tyler Anderson, who has excelled on special teams, is expected to see a lot more time at linebacker now that Jared Barber is out for the season with an ACL injury that will require surgery.

“I feel I have been through this plenty of times. I’m ready to step up,” he said.

He is expected to share time with Jewone Snow.

“It happened to me as a freshman. I’m just used to it. No nerves or anything,” he said. “You can’t look at it as pressure. We just have to come out and worry about Kansas.”

Anderson says the change in playing status won’t even change his approach to the game.

“Truthfully for me, it doesn’t change,” he said. “I always prepare the same, watch the same film. I know what everyone else knows. Me and Nick and Jared always talk, we know we have to step up and play.”

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