Missouri Tigers Position Preview: Running Back

Posted by Peter Fleischer on July-27-2009 Add Comments

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When the Missouri Tigers lost All-Americans at nearly every skill position after 2008, their offense instantly gaped with crater-sized holes and question marks. However, the one silver lining was that running back Derrick Washington was returning.

D-Wash started hot as a sophomore, averaging over 100 yards a game on 7.47 yards a carry with more than two touchdowns a game, but dramatically slipped in Week 6 against Oklahoma State. Suffering from knee and shoulder injuries, and never quite regaining form, he barely finished the season with over 1,000 yards rushing and 19 touchdowns scored.

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