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Phil Taylor
October 10, 2005
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October 10, 2005

College Football

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Young Guns

Kenny Phillips of Miami and Derrick Williams and Justin King of surprising Penn State (page 62) aren't the only true freshmen making big plays

Jamaal Charles
RB, TEXAS
The 6'1" 190-pounder leads Longhorns in rushing (111.8 yards per game); his six catches for 69 yards was instrumental in victory over Ohio State

Steven Davis
DE, MINNESOTA
Undersized (6'2", 230 pounds) pass rusher has started every game and leads Gophers with three sacks

Keegan Herring
RB, ARIZONA STATE
What he lacks in size (5'10", 179 pounds) he makes up for in speed (4.3 in the 40). In five games has averaged 96.8 yards and 6.9 per carry

DeSean Jackson
WR, CAL
The 6-foot 175-pounder has been spectacular, scoring touchdowns on his first catch (31 yards) and his first punt return (49 yards)

Braxton Kelley
LB, KENTUCKY
Third on the team in tackles (25), this 6'2" 220-pounder, a high school defensive end, has started all four games at middle linebacker

Michael Oher
OT, MISSISSIPPI
Rated by one recruiting service as nation's top tackle, the 6'5" 330-pounder has started the last three games

Javon Ringer
RB, MICHIGAN STATE
The 5'9", 195-pound scatback has rushed for a team-best 404 yards, including a school freshman-record 194 yards against Illinois

Matthew Shaughnessy
DE, WISCONSIN
With several of his linemates banged up, the 6'6" 225-pounder has stepped forward, ranking third on team in tackles for loss (five) and tied for third in sacks (two)

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