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OSU Fall Camp Preview: Running Backs

PERHAPS THE MOST, and the least, is known about the Oregon State running backs of all the position groups headed into fall camp. There are no new rookies, so fans are familiar with the group. But trying to predict their 2014 productiveness would require having an answer to why OSU ran for so few yards through the first 11 games, and then suddenly exploded in the final two contests of 2013.

And I’m not sure anyone truly has an answer for why OSU collectively rushed for just 1,227 yards and had to close with a flourish to get to that number. BF.C Columnist Chad Luther made a great point last year – it wasn’t all about the line. There were times, Luther pointed out, that some lanes were there, but Beaver running backs either didn’t see them or were bound to try and hit the hole...

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