August 29, 2007

Running backs working towards wins

Things are looking much brighter for Ole Miss third year running back coach Frank Wilson this season.

For starters this is the first season since his arrival that Ole Miss will return a 1000 yard rusher in Ben Jarvus Green Ellis. This season also sees a stable full of running backs to provide talented depth for what many deem the most impressive unit on this year's Ole Miss team.

"We are vastly improved as a unit," Wilson said smiling. "We are much farther ahead of where we were going into last season. I expect great things from this group this season."

Wilson has not one good back but several to take on the load, hoping to lead the Rebels to victories this fall.

"We have two talented seniors in Ben Jarvus and Bruce," Wilson said. "Add Cordera, Derrick and the rest of the guys and this has the makings of a great unit."

Wilson is also proud of his two seniors on how they have stepped up as leaders on this team.

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