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ESPN: LSU-West Virginia pregame ponderables

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Greetings from Death Valley, and let's get to the big news first.

West Virginia's Brandon Hogan will start at cornerback. It was just two weeks ago that Hogan was arrested for a DUI and suspended indefinitely. Now he's starting. Bill Stewart is risking some public relations hits with this move, but there's no question it helps the team. Hogan is the best cover corner the Mountaineers have, and this tightens a defense that might have had a weak spot with sophomore Pat Miller making his first road start.

Word is that defensive end Julian Miller will ...

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