January 31, 2007

Which running back will emerge?

The Arizona running back situation looked like it was going to be one of Arizona's strongest suits heading into next season until junior Chris Henry surprised everyone by opting for the NFL Draft. Whether the decision was poor or not, the Wildcats still must find someone to step up and become the number one back this spring.

Many think the early favorite is senior Chris Jennings, as he started a few games for the Wildcats this season and backed up Henry at the end. However, no one will have an upper hand under the new offensive coaching staff. That is perhaps the best news for the young guys on the team, especially the newcomers next fall, as everyone will have a clean slate immediately.

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