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OSU 2013 Season in Review: Running Back

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CORVALLIS – The lack of a running game was one of the most consistent issues that faced OSU in the 2013 season. There were tilts where the Beaver ground game put up less than 30 yards – and that's what also made the final two games such a surprise. Were the running backs that bad? Was something else to blame for the lack of ground yards?

OSU tried to find a balance and… It didn't really work. Actually that's sugar coating it. Oregon State rushed for just 1,227 yards and if you focus on the two primary Beaver running backs, between sophomore Storm Woods and junior Terron Ward, the Oregon State backfield amassed a dreary 998 yards and 11 touchdowns through 13 games in 2013. That's 58 yards and two scores less than what Woods...

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