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Offensive call at WVU pays off for Winters Mill grad Braun

Offensive call at WVU pays off for Winters Mill grad Braun

The instruction to Jeff Braun was simple: Go where your heart chooses. The speaker, former West Virginia football coach Bill Stewart, was letting the freshman from Winters Mill choose his path. Play defense or switch to the offensive line. Because Braun had been on defense since high school, the decision would not be easy. But after thinking it over, acknowledging the rumors that the move was inevitable, Braun decide to show up to the next offensive line meeting. If he were going to switch, it would be his choice. Or so he thought. "I remember walking into the meeting room and there was a playbook with my name already on it," Braun said. "That stung a little, but in a...

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