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UNLV running back looking to use size to his advantage at UCLA
Seven inches. That’s the average difference in height between UNLV starting running back Lexington Thomas and the Rebels’ offensive line, assuming Thomas stacks up to his listed 5-foot-9.
16 points by Las Vegas Sun | American football positions American football Fullback Running back Canadian football Quarterback Sam Boyd Stadium Imperial units
Two reasons why the Giants will cover against the Cowboys
After finishing last in the NFL in total defense in 2015, the Giants spent $193.75 million to bring in linebacker Olivier Vernon, corner Janoris Jenkins and defensive tackle Damon “Snacks” Harrison. If they got even half their money’s worth, it should be enough to combat a tough Cowboys offensive line and get after rookie quarterback...
25 points by New York Post | American football positions American football Fullback 2010 NFL Draft Running back National Football League Canadian football Super Bowl
UM's Peoples-Jones rated among nation's top freshmen for 2017
A look at some of the strongest players who enrolled early and could make an impact during spring football practices.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Quarterback American football American football positions Florida Fullback Season Canadian football Running back
Report: No. 1 recruit sets U-M official visit
Najee Harris verbally committed to Alabama in April but has shown a willingness to explore his options.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | American football Fullback American football positions Canadian football Jim Harbaugh Michigan Stadium Halfback option play Running back
How Bears can get their ground game running against Eagles
Jeremy Langford would be the first to admit it. His longest run in Week 1 against the Texans should have been longer. He sensed it as soon as safety Quintin Demps corralled him to the turf. Watching video of the play later only reinforced his lament. Langford's 15-yard scamper around left end in...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | American football positions American football Fullback Offensive tackle Defensive tackle Linebacker Running back Jay Cutler
Why Ben McAdoo isn’t taking credit for Giants’ newfound ‘poise’
For a team that grew so accustomed to losing games like this, the Giants were awfully stoic about their harrowing 20-19 victory over the Cowboys, snapping a five-game losing streak in season openers. Oh, there was palpable joy oozing out of Victor Cruz after his first game, first touchdown and first salsa in 700 days...
-1 points by New York Post | American football American football positions Canadian football Fullback National Football League Tom Coughlin Running back Giant
Rams take wraps off Todd Gurley as regular season starts vs. 49ers
Todd Gurley’s national profile began rising almost immediately after the NFL approved the Rams move from St. Louis to Los Angeles. The star running back — the only player featured in the Rams’ relocation pitch to NFL owners — signed endorsement deals, appeared in television commercials and was...
88 points by Los Angeles Times | American football American football positions San Francisco 49ers Fullback National Football League Running back Canadian football Monday Night Football
San Francisco 49ers hope Chip Kelly ushers in a new winning era
Excited as they are about a revived San Francisco-Los Angeles rivalry, the 49ers are more focused these days on reviving themselves. It’s hard to believe it was only a few years ago that Jim Harbaugh had the 49ers breathing the rarefied air of the best teams in the NFL. San Francisco made it to...
6 points by Los Angeles Times | American football positions American football San Francisco 49ers NFC Championship Game Fullback Running back Major League Baseball Peyton Manning
UNLV’s Tony Sanchez will continue to use backfield by committee
Tony Sanchez is thankful Saturday for the depth his roster appears to feature in the backfield. In routing Jackson State by 50 points to open its season last week, UNLV had five backs gain at least 30 yards and three got 10 or more carries.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | American football American football positions Fullback Canadian football National Football League Running back Quarterback Halfback option play