West Virginia vs. Norfolk State: Mountaineers Look For Dominant Performance Against FCS Opponent

-- For more WVU football check out SB Nation's blog The Smoking Musket.

The West Virginia Mountaineers kept their winning streak over Marshall University intact Sunday with a 34-13 victory. Quarterback Geno Smith was stellar, throwing for 235 yards with a touchdown on 26-of-35 passing. Meanwhile, the WVU running attack (42 yards on 26 carries) was almost non-existent. However, first-year head coach Dana Holgorsen seemed pleased with the offense.

Opponent preview: Last Saturday, the Norfolk State Spartans defeated Virginia St., 37-3. Senior quarterback Chris Walley tossed for 255 yards and two TDs in the season-opening victory. Norfolk State's spread offense piled up 438 total yards. This season, the Spartans return eight players in their 3-4 defense.

Point spread: WVU is a 41-point favorite.

TV schedule: Saturday at 1 p.m. on ESPN Gameplan/ESPN3.com

Final thought: WVU should cruise to another victory Saturday. What Mountaineers fans want to see is a dominating performance that doesn't feature rain, thunder or lightning.

-- For more WVU football check out SB Nation's blog The Smoking Musket.

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