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Player injury updates; Stewart says he got sick today

Written by Colin Dunlap on .

By Colin Dunlap |  11:55 a.m. Monday

West Virginia coach Bill Stewart just got finished with a conference call and had some interesting things to say. First, he's not feeling all that well today, and it has nothing to do with the common cold, regular flu, H1N1 or anything like that.

No, this morning he popped in the game film from last year's 17-14 overtime loss in Boulder and ...  "been sick ever since," he said.

     > In the business of people who really are ailing, Stewart addressed some of them, too, most notably quarterback Jarrett Brown (left shoulder), linebacker Reed Williams (foot) and defensive lineman Scooter Berry (shoulder).

"Jarrett is fine, Reed is fine, and Scooter is hobbled a little bit still but coming along," Stewart said. "Big No. 16 and No. 47, they'll be in the lineup."

Stewart was alluding to Brown and Williams, but stopped short on a commitment to having Berry in the lineup.

"He's coming along," Stewart said when pressed. "He's getting there. I'm not going to put a guy out there who can't protect himself fully, I will never do that. We will just have to see."

Stewart then said an official way to put things for Berry would be day-to-day.

      > About that Monday recruiting feature that was mentioned in a previous post -- after further review, it is something that I decided against doing. I think it is most pressing that I put the energy, time and resources I have into covering this current team.

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