More Looks: 2018 WVU Preseason Football

More Looks: 2018 WVU Preseason Football


MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Many of the first periods of a preseason football camp practice are devoted to individual skill work. Ball security, tackling technique, quarterback mechanics and the initiation and breaking of contact are just a few of the items that are worked on daily. Following are more looks at some of WVU’s work in the first days of  August.

Ball security and turnover prevention are linchpins in head coach Dana Holgorsen’s quest for improved offensive efficiency. In this drill, staffers from assistant coach Dan Gerberry down to managers take shots at the ball as player navigate a gauntlet.


Linebacking play isn’t just about crashing into everything in pursuit of the ballcarrier. In this clip, Mountaineer defensive coordinator Tony Gibson works with the ‘backers as they take on and shed blockers, then get to the proper position to fill a gap.


Quarterbacks throw numerous routes, even during early drills. Here, Will Grier (7), Jack Allison (17) and Trey Lowe (10) throw routes outside the hash marks


 

After breaking the defensive huddle to head to individual stations, West Virginia’s linebackers work on initial hit and tackling techniques, including head position and arm action.

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