Dawson eager to pick up the pace of WVU offense

Dana Holgorsen likes to talk about the tempo of his West Virginia offense and what a disruptive force it can be. But after concluding spring drills last week, it wasn’t tempo that was his main concern.

“It’s more about execution than it is tempo,” Holgorsen said. “We’ve got the tempo figured out. It’s about how it looks after we actually snap the ball.”

True. A fast tempo can be a wonderful thing. Running plays at a breakneck pace can wear on an opposing defense to the point that it begins inventing ways to combat it by circumventing the rules of the game. As witness, see the times a year ago when WVU opponents – including even all-powerful LSU – seemed to fabricate injuries that would slow the pace.

Full Article at: The Charleston Gazette

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