Recruiting is never easy, unless you wear the green of Notre Dame or the red of Alabama, but this year at West Virginia it was fraught with peril.
To begin with, the team was coming off a disappointing season, yet was losing a number of NFL quality players. Being in West Virginia, the necessary talent is not on the doorstep, meaning that you need not only a plan but an atlas to find the players you need.
Then there was a matter of having coaching changes right in the midst of the recruiting period, some assistants leaving, others coming in, one so blind that he admits that one of his first chores was not to learn the defensive system within which he would coach but his locker combination.
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