- 6:30 am Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 by Andy Johnston
Steve Spurrier wouldn’t be surprised if RB Mike Davis leaves for the NFL after this season.
Davis will have a year of eligibility left, but Spurrier might help push him out the door.
“Mike Davis, if he has a big year, he’s going to go pro,” Spurrier told ESPN.com. “And we’re going to tell him to go pro, because he should. The lifespan of a running back is only a certain amount of years. If a young man after three years can go, we’re going to shake his hand and let him go. That’s why you keep recruiting more running [More]
- 1:28 pm Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 by Andy Johnston
Lane Kiffin recently lauded Alabama’s group of running backs, and as a whole, they are exceptional.
But the SEC’s best back resides at Georgia.
Not a shock.
Todd Gurley repeatedly has proven that he has the tools — receiving to blocking to hitting the holes to breakaway speed — and as long as he’s healthy, is the best in the SEC.
Some thought LSU’s Jeremy Hill his equal last year, but Hill is now with the Cincinnati Bengals, and Alabama’s T.J. Yeldon might not be the best RB on his own team (see Derrick Henry). And Hillgrove’s Kenyan Drake also excelled last [More]