July 11, 2006

Countdown to Camp: Snelling leads the RBs

Countdown to Camp rolls on here at CavsCorner.com, and a day after taking a look at the quarterback position, we will now turn our attention to the running backs. The Cavaliers will have to replace Wali Lundy, but several solid backs return to the fold, including Jason Snelling, who enters practice as the top tailback on the depth chart. But several players could earn carries this season, including highly touted recruit Keith Payne.

Here's a look at where things stand for the Cavaliers in the backfield with practice set to start in just about three weeks.

ON THE ROSTER: Jason Snelling (5-foot-11, 233 pounds, senior), Michael Johnson (5-9, 199 pounds, senior), Cedric Peerman (5-10, 198 pounds, sophomore), Mikell Simpson (6-1, 188 pounds, redshirt freshman), Keith Payne (6-2, 213 pounds, true freshman), Josh Zidenberg (6-0, 212 pounds, junior).

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