April 19, 2010

A deeper look at the running backs

One position entering spring practice that was 100% locked up is the running back spot. Jacquizz Rodgers' accolades include the following: 2008 - Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Year, 3rd Team All-American, 1st Team All-Pac-10. 2009: 1st Team All-Pac-10, 3rd Team All-American, Doak Walker Semi-finalist. Not to mention multiple player of the week honors from multiple publications.

With Quizz healthy and ready to go in what very well could be a 2010 Heisman campaign, the question surrounding who will be his back-up still remains. Junior Ryan McCants and sophomores [/db]Jovan Stevenson[/db] and Jordan Jenkins have all put together a nice spring thus far, but each has his own style of play.

Here's how the three stack up and their individual progress through this spring, with a focus on Friday's scrimmage.

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