- 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]
- 2:15 pm Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 by Andy Johnston
Darren McFadden is one of the best running backs I’ve ever seen.
I still remember him thundering past me as I stood on the sideline at a couple of Arkansas games several years ago.
What a combination of power and speed. And injuries, which, unfortunately for him, have hampered his NFL career.
McFadden, Felix Jones and Peyton Hillis, his teammates, gave the Razorbacks one of college football’s most feared backfields in the mid-2000s, one that has helped Arkansas claim the title as “Running Back U.” for the 2000s, according to ESPN.com.
Arkansas beat out Oklahoma, Alabama and Auburn in the new rankings.