That's how ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit sees it. Tavon Austin is definitely the definition of a longshot, but you have to like Herbstreit's logic on this one.
There are a number of factors working against Austin — most notably quarterback Geno Smith will likely take away too many votes if they both have a big season — but it's nice to see someone as influential in the college football dialogue thinks so highly of a Mountaineer.
In case you didn't know, WVU gets the season started Saturday against Marshall. Yep, I'll be there.