2009 Kentucky Football Positional Outlook: Running Backs

Posted by straitpinkie on August-13-2009 Add Comments

Entering the 2008 season, the perceived strength of the Kentucky offense was its running game.

Sure, they lost Rafael Little to the Tennessee Titans, but Derrick Locke had showed signs of brilliance during his freshman campaign and the team was also returning Tony Dixon and Alphonso Smith.

To be successful, Kentucky needed the ground game to step up because of its unproven air attack. That running game never really emerged.

The Wildcats went the entire season without a 100-yard rusher, the season-high being a 96-yard performance by Locke against Norfolk State.

At times, the best running threat was a true freshman wide receiver (Randall Cobb) who was forced to play quarterback simply because they couldn’t...

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