Big 12 football: Could Joe DeForest's job be on the line vs. TCU?
Joe DeForest spent 11 years as an OSU assistant coach, carving a reputation as a great recruiter and a kicking-teams mastermind. But DeForest wanted to upgrade his resume, so last January he joined pal Dana Holgorsen in West Virginia as the Mountaineer defensive coordinator.
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It hasn't gone well. West Virginia did not have the defensive personnel suited to combat the Big 12's spread offenses.
The Mountaineers, 2-2 in the conference, have allowed 63 points to Baylor, 45 to Texas, 49 to Texas Tech and 55 to Kansas State. That's an average of 53 points a game.
Saturday, West Virginia hosts TCU, which is scrambling with redshirt freshman quarterback Trevone Boykin, who replaced troubled Casey Paschall four games ago.
If the Mountaineers continue to allow video-game type point totals, Holgorsen might seek more than an upgrade in talent to help the defense.
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