February 27, 2007

Spring Preview: RBs

Running back doesn't seem to be a problem in Aggieland these days. Last season freshman Mike Goodson emerged as one of the bright young stars in the Big 12 conference and steady Jorvorskie Lane exhibits great power as well as a nimbleness rarely found in big backs.

With freshman Bradley Stephens figuring into the fold as well as redshirt freshman Cornell Tarrant next season the Aggies are solid in the backfield.

Fullback Chris Alexander is also a multi-purpose weapon that can run the ball strong and catch the ball out of the backfield.

Not much is happening on the front as to position battles as Goodson and Lane are clearly the top two backs on the roster. Goodson broke out last season and with off-season weight training could turn into the premiere back in the conference now that Oklahoma's Adrian Peterson has flown to the NFL.

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