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Three key matchups: What to watch for in the West Virginia-Maryland game

The Mountaineers are coming to town. Here are the three matchups to keep an eye on.

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Kevin White vs. Will Likely

Will Likely is preparing for his toughest matchup all season, as he is set to line up against the talented receiver Kevin White. In the first two games of the season, White has caught 19 passes for 244 yards including a 143 yard performance against second ranked Alabama. Likely is Maryland's number one corner and has a tall task in front of him, with quarterback Clint Trickett slinging the passes into White. Trickett has thrown for 713 yards in the first two games this season and will look to continue his tear against Likely and the Terps.

Andre Monroe vs. West Virginia offensive line

Andre Monroe is coming off of a defensive player of the game performance after recording eight tackles including a sack in Tampa Bay against USF. West Virginia's offensive line will have trouble containing the senior, as they gave up three sacks in the season opener to Alabama and have struggled thus far to create lanes for the running backs. The Mountaineers backfield has combined for just 3.67 yards per carry. Monroe is poised for a big day.

Stefon Diggs vs. West Virginia's secondary

Any time Stefon Diggs is on the field, all the attention is on him. Against a West Virginia team that gave up only 250 yards in the air to the Crimson Tide, Maryland must find a safe haven in their star, Diggs. CJ Brown has struggled through the air this year, but last week connected with Marcus Leak for a few big plays. Come Saturday, he has to target Diggs and let his playmaking skill set takeover against a West Virginia defense that has only forced one turnover all season.

Bonus: The Mountaineer vs Testudo

We all know who will take home the glory in this matchup.