MORGANTOWN - Brandon Hogan is practicing with West Virginia's football team and will make the trip to LSU Saturday night.
As for whether he will play, Bill Stewart maintained on Tuesday that he still hasn't made a decision.
"Brandon Hogan is in an evaluation period by me,'' Stewart said during his weekly press conference. "He's going to practice. I'll watch him work. He is undergoing right now the exact same formula [as] every student at West Virginia University that has the kind of problems such as Brandon had.''
Hogan, an All-Big East cornerback, has been suspended since his arrest on a DUI charge 10 days ago. He missed West Virginia's 31-17 win over Maryland last weekend, but was on the sidelines.
Stewart said he was following the guidelines set by the university in terms of dealing with students who are charged with crimes.
"I don't know that he'll play this week and I don't know that he won't play this week,'' Stewart said. "And if he is to play this week he will have earned the right to play according to my standards and my standards alone. I'll probably make that determination the day of the game.''
Stewart also took a shot at those who believe they know what Hogan's punishment should be.
"Brandon is being handled as I would handle any of my youngsters. I've got 125 children here,'' Stewart said, referring to his team. "Some people out there are trying to tell me how to do things that have one, two or three kids and can't handle them.
"I've got 125 and [they] are all different. Each and every one of them come from different backgrounds and each and all have different scenarios. I don't begrudge anyone's opinion because that's what the world's about. But I think we've made a whole lot of it now and we need to put it to rest.''
Starting left guard Josh Jenkins is one player who doesn't seem likely to play Saturday after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Tuesday morning.