Junior college transfer Stone Underwood arrives in the summer.
"It's recruiting, which means you try to make the best decision you possibly can and you really don't know what you get until they're here practicing," Holgorsen said. "We thought enough of Stone to recruit him as a center because we knew we were thin at the position with no returning center."
It depends on the nature of Eger's injury and WVU's reaction to it, but Orlosky could get a lengthy audition. WVU practices Thursday and has seven more times after that before the Gold-Blue Game April 20.
"You've got to have two or three centers on your team," Holgorsen said. "It's like the quarterback position. If you don't have two or three - really, if you have two - you get nervous. So, really, you need to have three guys who have snapped anyways. We're trying to develop two guys we feel good about and we'll add (Underwood) to the equation and let all three of them compete in the fall and make a decision."
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DEFENSIVE END Korey Harris wasn't at Tuesday's practice. Holgorsen said the sophomore from St. Augustine, Fla., was suspended indefinitely. Holgorsen did not say why.
The 6-4, 250-pound Harris played sparingly in 11 games last season and had only four tackles.
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THOUGH THE Mountaineers met Sunday upon returning to campus and then worked out on Monday, it was their first practice since March 19. The March 21 practice was cancelled because of poor weather and the university was off for spring break last week.
"Liked their attitude (Tuesday) and I liked their mentality," Holgorsen said. "I liked the way they worked, their energy, their excitement, so we played a lot of ball."
Holgorsen, who will try to make up the missed practice this weekend, said the week off and meetings among the coaches didn't change anything as far as planning or personnel for Tuesday's practice. He doesn't expect much to change because his team has so much to do before the spring game.
"We have to repeat everything and freshen up on things before we actually put them in a good bit of situations and start scrimmaging," he said. "I wouldn't anticipate scrimmaging probably until maybe one or two in the final five practices."
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