October 18, 2007

Canes set to go with 3 tailbacks again

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Running backs coach Tommie Robinson has a good problem: He has three tailbacks that are all playmakers.

Javarris James, Graig Cooper and Shawnbrey McNeal will continue to share series in Saturday's game at Florida State.

Is that really a feasible way to play, with three backs rotating in?

"Yes, you can do that," Robinson said. "I've never coached and didn't have multiple players, even when we had Ladainian Tomlinson at TCU, even when we had Tatum Bell at Oklahoma State. We always played two to three guys at that position.

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