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Who Will Step Up At Cornerback For The West Virginia Mountaineers?

With the departures of Daryl Worley and Terrell Chestnut, Tony Gibson is left to rebuild the cornerback position from scratch.

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News Of Note

Football:

It's the No. 1 question that everyone will be talking about when fall camp opens in August - who is going to be West Virginia's two starting cornerbacks? But now that Daryl Worley and Terrell Chestnut, along with their position coach Brian Mitchell, are gone, the entire area is starting from scratch this Fall.

Shortly after arriving at West Virginia, Shelton Gibson ran into a barrier, a partition separating the football player he'd always been from the one he wanted to become.

Our own SmithFire13 joined The Grant Application podcast from Land Grant Gauntlet to talk about what to expect from the Mountaineers in 2016.

West Virginia Athletics:

The second annual Mountaineer Intercollegiate highlights the 2016-17 West Virginia University golf schedule, which was announced by Director of Athletics Shane Lyons on Wednesday. The Mountaineers enter their second season of varsity competition after being reinstated in 2013 following a three-decade absence.

Around The League

Around The Big 12:

Baylor and Oklahoma roll up big wins, plus a wild one between Texas Tech and West Virginia, in week 7 of ESPN's 2016 season predictions.

Around The NCAA:

There are many ways to bet on college football, and many places willing to take those bets. One way to bet on things is to bet on a conference champion before the season begins. One place willing to take such a wager is Bovada, whose latest odds for each FBS league are listed below.

Chris Petersen's Washington Huskies looked frequently awesome with one of the youngest teams in the country and have become preseason darlings. After years in the football wilderness, is UW ready?

Recruiting

It's time for The Opening, Nike's annual showcase of some of the best high school football talent in the country. The event is littered with blue-chip college prospects on both sides of the ball, but one of its signature phases is the final showcase of the Elite 11, a quarterback-only camp on Wednesday and Thursday for a handful of elite signal callers.

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Miss Throwdown

Today's Miss Throwdown is a bad ass model from Chicago with a black belt. CLICK HERE for Tawny Jordan's Instagram.