Five WVU Freshmen To Watch: No. 3, CBs Broderick Jenkins and Pat Miller

Posted by Frank Ahrens on August-26-2009 Add Comments

It's not unusual for a skilled offensive player to get playing time as true freshman. Running back Noel Devine did it, as did running back/slot Jock Sanders. Sometimes a wide receiver will get in the mix. If a freshman makes a mistake on offense, it's usually a missed hole or a dropped pass. No big deal.

On defense, it's rarer, if only for the potential of game-changing mistakes. And it's almost unheard-of in the defensive secondary, where one misstep can lead to a touchdown for the other team.

All of which goes to show how highly the West Virginia coaching staff thinks of true freshmen cornerbacks Broderick Jenkins and Pat Miller, both of whom will be in the rotation at cornerbac...

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