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Brooks: Powell Eager For Second Season At Tailback

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by cmgoods, Aug 8, 2013.

  1. cmgoods

    cmgoods Olympic Sports Mod Club Member

    Oct 15, 2011
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    [​IMG] Brooks: Powell Eager For Second Season At Tailback
    (First in a series of position-by-position previews of the 2013 Buffs to be posted on CUBuffs.com during preseason camp. Today: Running backs)

    BOULDER – Last September, the element of surprise worked in Christian Powell’s favor. This September – and for the remainder of the 2013 football season – Powell can’t count on being an unknown in Colorado’s backfield.

    But that’s not such a bad thing. For Powell, tailback is no longer an unfamiliar position. After a high school career and nearly an entire August camp at CU spent at fullback, he debuted at tailback in the Buffs’ second game last season. His 147 yards and three touchdowns provided the lone bright spot in an unsettling 30-28 home loss to Sacramento State.

    Switching to tailback was nearly as big an adjustment for Powell as simply acclimating to the college game...MORE

    Video: Running Back Preview
  2. CUFan

    CUFan Welcome back Club Member

    Jun 22, 2010
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    This article sure makes it sound like we may run quite a bit. Of course, only if our offensive line comes together. If our running game is productive, it could really help Wood out quite a bit, especially in the early games. Take the pressure off him as bit and build some confidence.

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