June 1, 2010

Final grades: the backfield

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What questions might arise in the backfield when you have a legitimate Heisman
candidate toting the ball? The Beavers "do everything" running back,
Jacquizz Rodgers, returns for his junior year and looks to build upon a sensational
sophomore year in which he gained 1,440 yards rushing the ball, made 78 catches
for 522 yards and crossed the goal line a school record 22 times.

With Quizz getting a majority of the touches, the question then turns to who
will be his back-up? The back-up running back position battle was one of the
highlights of spring camp for me as there is a lot of potential in the position
group with sophomore Ryan McCants, who's returning to full strength from knee
surgery, freshman Jovan Stevenson, and redshirt freshman Jordan Jenkins, all
jockeying for touches.

Here's how the position group fared during spring camp.


Entering Spring: B+

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