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Neal Brown Has a Plan for Quarterback, He’s Just Not Saying What it is



MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — During Saturday’s loss to Texas Tech junior quarterback Jarret Doege made his Mountaineer debut and finished the game in relief of starter Austin Kendall. Whether or not this says anything about the quarterback position moving forward, it seems only head coach Neal Brown knows and he is not giving up that information.

“We’ve got a plan,” Brown told reporters on Tuesday. “I don’t think it does me any good to share it with you all or Kansas State, but I do have a plan.”

Prior to Saturday’s game against the Red Raiders Brown said that Kendal would start, as he has every game this season, and that Doege and freshman Trey Lowe III could both possibly see some playing time.

Doege redshirted this season, meaning he can only play in four games this year. With Texas Tech being the fourth to last game on the schedule, his window to play was open. Lowe has been used sparingly throughout the season, seeing most of his playing time during a blowout loss at Oklahoma.

In just over one-quarter of play Saturday, Doege completed 11-of-17 passes for 119 yards and a touchdown. Whatever the plan is for Saturday’s game at Kansas State, Brown does not think quarterback is the team’s biggest issue.

“We’ve got issues on offense,” Brown said. “Our quarterback play hasn’t been tremendous but it hasn’t been the reason why we’ve struggled either. In the areas we have to get fixed, that’s not number one on the list.”

Kendall has thrown for 1,989 yards with 12 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. West Virginia has the worst scoring offense in the Big 12 this season.

West Virginia at Kansas State will kick-off from the Little Apple at 3:30 p.m. and be broadcast on ESPN.

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