Mark Ingram and Toby Gerhart: Sizing Up the Two Best Backs in the Nation

Posted by Bryan Kelly on November-19-2009 Add Comments

College football pundits have deemed 2009 the "Year of the Running Back." And why not? The top three passers coming into the year are either injured (Sam Bradford), inconsistent (Colt McCoy) or underwhelming (Tim Tebow).

And therein is lesson number one of college football punditry—if your top three passers aren't throwing well, that means no one is throwing well. On to the running backs, please!

So be it—perhaps it ought to be the "Year of the Running Back." After all, the Wildcat has reached even the far, unimaginative reaches of the NFL. Out rushing your opponent still largely determines the success or failure of your team.

Plus, the Heisman race was fast becoming a trumped up Davey O'Brien award. It...

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