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West Virginia winning border war with Maryland for Baltimore recruits
West Virginia winning border war with Maryland for Baltimore recruits

One of the first mandates Daron Roberts received when he joined the football coaching staff at West Virginia last spring came from longtime defensive coordinator Jeff Casteel. Roberts, who had grown up in Texas and had spent the first four years of his coaching career in the National Football League, was told how important recruiting Baltimore had become to the Mountaineers. It was his job to keep the pipeline to Morgantown open. "We believe that Baltimore and Maryland as a state are two critical areas for us to be successful competing in the Big East," Roberts said in a telephone interview earlier this week. "We devote a lot of energy and focus in those two areas." ...

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