October 31, 2008
Glover a perfect fit in 3-3-5 scheme
MORGANTOWN--Any discussion of youngsters who have stepped into prominent roles on West Virginia University's defense must include middle linebacker Anthony Leonard and wide receiver-turned-cornerback Brandon Hogan. But one Mountaineer defender whose contributions have been largely overlooked is sophomore Sidney Glover, whose hard hitting and impeccable instincts have been vital at spur safety.
Of course, Glover wasn't entirely bereft of experience heading into this season.
As a redshirt freshman in 2007, the native of Warren, Ohio, saw action in all but one game and recorded 18 tackles, including a sack and a forced fumble against Western Michigan. But in stepping into a starting role this season, Glover has taken his game to the next level and established himself as a fixture on a defense ranked 11th nationally in points allowed (15.0 per game).
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