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Ball security key for freshman running backs

Dakotah Tyler

At least one true running back is going to play at Kentucky this season. Count on that. With the status of Derrick Locke's knee yet to be determined and the nagging foot injury that is still plaguing Alfonso Smith, two true freshmen running backs could easily be in the rotation this season.

That's why Joker Phillips is watching Jonathan George, Donald Russell and Dakotah Tyler so closely. Coach Rich Brooks says UK was able to sign three quality running backs last year because of the possibility of early playing time and all three want...

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