During the winter, George says, he worked out regularly at his alma mater, Ohio State, and in fact reported to training camp looking as hard as a rock. During late-July practices he was running fast, hard and—as usual—through people. The Oilers even have designs on making the '95 Heisman winner the complete player Campbell never was. George caught only seven passes last season. This year, expect at least 20. George, who ran for just six TDs in '97 season, was often replaced on third downs. This year he's in there.
"Eddie's not like Terrell Davis, trying to pop that 60-yard run," says H-back Frank Wycheck. "He's a grinder, and eventually he's going to wear on those defensive backs. I saw it last year. Early on they come in hard on him, but by the third quarter everyone shies away. He's just too tough to handle."
As may be the Oilers.
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