July 18, 2007

Position preview: running backs

Much like last year, Duke will have some respectable depth at running back entering the 2007 season. However, questions still remain.

Will any of the backs emerge as a dependable, week after week workhorse? Can they avoid the injury bug? Will Peter Vaas expand the backs' role in the passing game?

Last year, Duke's top three running backs combined for just less than 1,000 yards, but the production will have to improve in 2007 if the Blue Devils are to have a more successful season.

Devils Illustrated continues its preseason positional previews with a look at Duke's 2007 running backs.

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