April 14, 2012

Scholarship in hand, Lageman prepares

When J.B. Lageman stepped foot on campus to play football in the fall of 2008, he was paying out of his own pocket. The Huntington native came to West Virginia as a walk-on and joined the team, looking to earn himself playing time on the field and take advantage of a program that has been known for producing exceptional walk-on talent in the past.

Four years later, the moment has finally arrived. Lageman will enter the 2012 season on scholarship for the Mountaineers. However, the road a scholarship was not an easy path for the senior defensive lineman.

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