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HOW THEY DO RUN ON
Dan Jenkins
November 01, 1971
From the Ivy League to the West Coast, running backs are grabbing both ball and spotlight away from their quarterbacks, piling up so much yardage—even mileage—that pro scouts are drooling
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November 01, 1971

How They Do Run On

From the Ivy League to the West Coast, running backs are grabbing both ball and spotlight away from their quarterbacks, piling up so much yardage—even mileage—that pro scouts are drooling

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"A natural runner who breaks tackles and doesn't tire out. Steve Owens type. Runs straight up, follows blockers well. Good balance. Disappointing speed but you know he'll lineup 14 games for you."

Bobby Moore (6'2", 212):

"Real breakaway threat with good size. Can be an exciting type like Lenny Moore. Excellent speed, good moves, soft hands. An individualist but worth the risk."

Jim Bertelsen (5'11", 198):

"Outstanding balance and deceptive burst of speed. Durable. Great character, fine blocker and unexploited skills as a receiver. Goes 4.5 in the 40."

Johnny Musso (5'11", 196):

"A complete football player. Fine second-effort runner. Lacks size and does not make up for it with speed but a winner and a goal-line runner. Can't overlook."

Otis Armstrong (5'11", 190):

"Highly coachable and a potential Gale Sayers. Dedicated. Exceptional speed and moves. Can run for the distance as well as catch. Next year's sensation with help from his team."

Greg Pruitt (5'9", 180):

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