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Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer
Good value for the Eagles to draft CB Rasul Douglas in the third round. He has the frame (6-foot-2, 209 pounds) and the length to play press-man. Plus, he can can find the ball. Aggressive in coverage. Physical vs. the run game.
Eagles pick CB Rasul Douglas at No. 99
Philadelphia added its second straight cornerback, taking the West Virginia product, a longer press corner who shows excellent range and the physicality to defend the run.
Tim McManus ESPN Staff Writer
The Eagles follow up the Sidney Jones pick with another corner, West Virginia's Rasul Douglas. At 6-foot-2 and 209 pounds, Douglas has good length and excels at winning 50-50 balls. He had eight interceptions last season.
West Virginia safety Kyzir White has the physical skills to fit in with an NFL defense already.
Here's a look at the top players on each Big 12 roster for next year's NFL draft.
West Virginia will install a new high definition video board that will measure 3,616 square feet and be 37-feet high in the north end zone in time for the 2017 season. Here is a high-resolution rendering of what the video board will look like. The rendering is conceptual and subject to change. (Photo Courtesy: WVUSPORTS.com)
Elijah Battle is expected to step into Rasul Douglas' former role as West Virginia's top defender in coverage.
West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen hopes to take advantage of some newfound depth on the defensive line by keeping fresh bodies on the field.
We discuss the Big 12's need to make the College Football Playoff, Texas' lockers, Ishmail Wainwright playing football and "Chappelle's Show".
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
Dana Holgorsen, on new QB Will Grier: "He can make all the throws. It's exciting to have."
West Virginia QB Will Grier and Texas WR Collin Johnson showed off their skills on Saturday.
David Sills, back at West Virginia after one season as a junior-college QB in California, looks like he will be among the team's top targets in 2017.
Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
West Virginia's Dana Holgorsen, like nearly all coaches, applauds the addition of a 10th assistant coach, part of the legislation passed Friday by the NCAA Division I Council. And like many, Holgorsen is disappointed with the decision to delay the hirings until January 2018. The original proposal called for the change to occur immediately. "For the life of me," Holgorsen said over the weekend, "I just can't figure out why they didn't make it happen now." Holgorsen said his plans are in place to add an offensive assistant.
In this week's mailbag, we discuss Oklahoma State as conference favorites, some of the players to watch in this weekend's spring games, and more.
In this week's mailbag, we remember the wit and wisdom of the late Spike Dykes and consider whether West Virginia will be a legit contender.
What if the Big 12's top contender for the College Football Playoff gets into the national title game but doesn't win it? That could backfire.
Are Oklahoma and Texas overrated? Are Oklahoma State and West Virginia underrated? Our takeaways from the spring computer rankings.
Rasul Douglas, one of the top defensive players in the Big 12 last year, spoke about his collegiate career and West Virginia's outlook this fall.
How will Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield fare this season without so many proven skill players around him?
With the offseason here, Big 12 fans want to know if OSU has the most talented WRs in league history, and if Texas has enough firepower to contend.
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
West Virginia's opener against Virginia Tech in Landover, Maryland, has been moved to Sunday night Sept. 3 and will be televised by ABC.
With so many starters returning on defense for Texas and Oklahoma, don't be surpried if those units climb to the top of the Big 12 in 2017.
Safety Dravon Askew-Henry is West Virginia's top-rated player on the list despite missing all of last season with an injury.