Depth chart released for WVU football season opener

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It’s officially game week for West Virginia football. Year three of the Neal Brown era will kick off on Saturday, Sept. 4 at Maryland. The depth chart for that season-opener was released on Tuesday morning. Here’s a look at the two-deep:

OFFENSE

WR (X): Bryce Ford-Wheaton (r-Jr.)
Kaden Prather (Fr.)

WR (SLOT): Winston Wright Jr. (Jr.)
Reese Smith (r-Fr.)

LT: Brandon Yates (r-So.)
Ja’Quay Hubbard (r-So.)

LG: James Gmiter (r-Jr.)
Nick Malone (r-So.)

C: Zach Frazier (So.)
Jordan White (r-Fr.)

RG: Doug Nester (Jr.)
John Hughes (r-Jr.)

RT: Parker Moorer (r-So.) or Wyatt Milum (Fr.)

TE (Y): Mike O’Laughlin (r-Jr.)
T.J. Banks (r-Jr.)

WR (H): Sam James (r-Jr.)
Graeson Malashevich (r-So.)

WR (Z): Sean Ryan (Jr.) or Isaiah Esdale (r-Sr.)
Sam Brown (r-Fr.)

QB: Jarret Doege (r-Sr.)
Garrett Greene (r-Fr.)

RB: Leddie Brown (Sr.)
Tony Mathis (r-So.)
Justin Johnson Jr. (Fr.)

DEFENSE

DT: Akheem Mesidor (So.)
Jalen Thornton (r-So.)

DT: Dante Stills (Sr.)
Jordan Jefferson (r-So.)

DE: Taijh Alston (r-Jr.)
Sean Martin ( r-Fr.)
Taurus Simmons (r-Fr.)

BANDIT: VanDarius Cowan (r-Sr.) or Jared Bartlett (r-So.)

WLB: Exree Loe (r-Jr.)
Lance Dixon (r-So.)

MLB: Josh Chandler-Semedo (Sr.)
Deshawn Stevens ( r-S.)

SPEAR: Scottie Young (r-Sr.)
Charles Woods (r-Jr.)

LCB: Nicktroy Fortune (Jr.)
Malachi Ruffin (r-Jr.)

FS: Alonzo Addae (r-Sr.)
Aubrey Burks (Fr.)

CS: Sean Mahone (r-Sr.)
Kerry Martin Jr. (r-So.)

RCB: Daryl Porter Jr. (r-Fr.)
Jackie Matthews (r-Jr.)

SPECIAL TEAMS

K: Casey Legg (r-Jr.)

Tyler Sumpter (r-Sr.)

H: Graeson Malashevich (r-So.)

P: Tyler Sumpter (r-Sr.)

KO: Evan Staley (r-Sr.)

LS: JP Hadley (r-Jr.) or Austin Brinkman (r-Fr.)

KOR: Winston Wright Jr. (Jr.)
Sam Brown (r-Fr.)

PR: Resse Smith (r-Fr.) or Winston Wright Jr. (Jr.) or Isaiah Esdale (r-Sr.)

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