Devine living up to expectations
Originally Published: October 27, 2008By Mel Kiper Jr. | ESPN.com
Last week, I made mention of Arkansas' Michael Smith, who has been running roughshod over SEC opponents and did so again versus Mississippi on Saturday. The focus this week is on another outstanding, diminutive back -- West Virginia's Noel Devine. The former high school phenom lived up to all the hype as a freshman, averaging 8.6 yards per carry as the backup to Steve Slaton. Elevated to the role of feature back as a sophomore, he has not disappointed.
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