Oh, West Virginia.
Everything started out so wonderfully for you. Five straight wins to open the year. Plenty of Heisman pub for your quarterback, Geno Smith. A national buzz about that spectacular offense you run.
I mean, for five weeks, things simply couldn't have been any better.
But now? Well, now the season that started out so darn promisingly for the Mountaineers has devolved into chaos. And the truth is, things may only get worse.
After getting licked 49-14 by Texas Tech last weekend, West Virginia got embarrassed, at home, by the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday night. The final was 55-14, and in the wake of yet another awful defensive performance, serious questions must be asked about this team and its prospects for the remainder of the season (serious questions such as: Can the 'Eers win any of their next three games?).
Yeah, the offense can be great. But the defense is atrocious. As a result, this team is in crisis.
We take a look at that crisis, and a bunch more, in this week's edition of Sunday Morning Observations.
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