BYU or Utah: Better Running Backs?

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Which school has the better stable of running backs?

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BYU or Utah: Better Running Backs?

Postby hawkwing » Tue Sep 11, 2012 2:47 pm

Which school has the better stable of running backs?
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Postby SpiffCoug » Tue Sep 11, 2012 3:33 pm

Utah if they were all healthy.
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Postby jonnylingo » Tue Sep 11, 2012 7:39 pm

I am going to have to go with utah until these byu backs show me something.
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Re: BYU or Utah: Better Running Backs?

Postby Lawboy » Tue Sep 11, 2012 8:02 pm

I have been underwhelmed by the BYU backs thus far. Not running it consistently well, and not really involved in the passing game at all either.

With White, the U had the edge. With his out, I have no idea what they have. They did get 2 good recruits at RB, but both are unproven, so honestly, I call it a push at this point. Upside edge to Utah, but until proven, no edge at all.
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Re: BYU or Utah: Better Running Backs?

Postby Cougarbib » Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:43 am

U will almost always have the edge at RB and DB. They can recruit and live with athletes that could not comply with BYU academic and moral standards. And they do.
Anae just might be the guy. Wisconsin DC says Anae is totally unpredictable because he just runs a bunch of plays with no rhyme or reason. Whooped Butt on Houston DC for 3 of 4 quarters. Destroyed Texas DC and HC careers.
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Re: BYU or Utah: Better Running Backs?

Postby Schmoe » Wed Sep 12, 2012 6:42 am

I'd say we have more depth, but their #1 guy is better than any one of our guys.
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Re: BYU or Utah: Better Running Backs?

Postby Cougs_Rule » Wed Sep 12, 2012 8:50 am

Hate to be so myopic, but as with the QB question, we'll find out Saturday!
JBlanco might be hurt and limited AND certainly not as strong as last year!
But based on history, stats, etc, have to unfortunately go with the U.
But then again, how much of this is predicated on Oline. Utah lost two starters to the NFL--those guys were pretty big time. This year seems that the U Oline sucks. And thus their running game is very suspect. But, Saturday!
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