Chavas Rawlins is leaving WVU, so you can disregard this word wizardry
There is room for a more mobile Mountaineer without having to reconstruct Holgorsen’s offense.
This isn’t changing philosophies, but rather adding features, some that are already built in, but not put to use. It’s about a passer, but also a player who can use his feet to facilitate his arm and then run power plays behind guards for first downs and scramble for touchdowns.
His time is not now, not with two more experienced quarterbacks in place and new ideas in an infant stage, if they’re even hatched. Rawlins isn’t ready. WVU isn’t ready. Yet if the ideas mature and Rawlins proves capable, if the Mountaineers maintain a greater depth of talent at running back than at receiver, if the offensive line finds starters and depth before experience and confidence, the future can look much different than the present.
I don’t care, I’m proud of that critical thinking and I think the point remains. I bet William Crest would agree with me.
With Crest on board for 2014 and Clint Trickett joining Paul Millard and Ford Childress for the coming season, I think it’s fair to say we could have seen this coming when Rawlins didn’t step on the field in the spring game.