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With the Gold-Blue Spring Game being only two weeks away, Mountaineer fans are eagerly awaiting to get their first glimpse of the 2023 WVU Football team. Coming off of a 5-7 season in 2022, the only way for the team to go is up. Poor quarterback play and a non-existent secondary hindered Neal Brown in his fourth season in Morgantown. Though those may still be legitimate concerns moving forward, I have a hard time believing that WVU will see the same shortcomings in the quarterback room.
Garrett Greene and Nicco Marchiol have duked it out all spring for the honor of starting quarterback. The two have formed a special friendship, making the battle even more intriguing.
A friendship that will last forever. @garrett3greene and @MarchiolNicco are ready to attack this quarterback battle together.
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— Country Roads Trust (@CountryRdsTrust) March 21, 2023
The starting quarterback has to be a leader, willing to compete, and unwilling to make excuses. Their focus has to remain on the field, while ignoring all the outside noise. They have to be mature, and willing to accept defeat when they are simply outmatched.
Marchiol and Greene check all of those boxes.
No matter who claims the role of top signal-caller on the depth chart, the Mountaineers will be dealing with their next superstar. The future of the quarterback room is in good hands, and it is because of the tremendous characteristics that both players possess.
WVU fans should be more excited about the Greene v. Marchiol QB battle than they seem to be.
Whoever wins the battle will be the next superstar for the Mountaineers. I truly believe that.
— Clark Johnson (@_jamesclark3_) April 8, 2023
Mountaineer fans will get their first glimpse of the 2023 WVU Football team on April 22nd. The Gold-Blue Spring Game kicks off at 1 p.m. and will broadcast on ESPN+.