August 5, 2006

Prime time running backs

Barring injury, Darren McFadden, Felix Jones and Peyton Hillis will all be playing in the NFL one day soon. Unfortunately when discussing running backs, the term 'barring injury' has to be used. Backs are prone to injury because of the pounding they take, which makes McFadden's street fight toe dislocation all the more heartbreaking to Razorback fans. But signs are positive now that McFadden will be good to go early in the season. It may even be good that he will arrive fresh while Hillis, Jones and every defensive unit in the conference has taken some bumps and bruises - provided Arkansas makes due without him for a bit.

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