August 21, 2006

Four RBs provide depth in the backfield

The Ole Miss running game looks stacked headed into the final weeks of preseason camp.


To no one's surprise junior BenJarvus Green-Ellis held onto his starting tailback spot through the camp.


Green-Ellis is a veteran in the Ole Miss system and has more experience at running back than any of the others on the field. It has been nearly two years since Green-Ellis played in a competitive game. Now he's less than two weeks away from stepping foot on the field.


The transfer from Indiana is Ole Miss' best hope to end the revolving door of running backs that has plagued Ole Miss offenses in recent years. He is capable of being the 20-carry back that offenses want.

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