Back and knee injuries ended two seasons for Chris Thompson, but the running back will make the most of Florida State's pro day.
In looking back at USC's 2012 offense, the Trojans were spectacular at times, but penalties, inconsistency and injuries prevented this unit from truly being great.
USC Trojans running back Tre Madden and defensive end Devon Kennard were poised to be major contributors before season-ending injuries in 2012.
Texas has a stable of outstanding running backs, which is one of the reasons why Malcolm Brown is struggling to get carries since returning from injury.
Lamar Dawson is cool and collected at middle linebacker for USC, which is why the sophomore bounced back quickly after returning from injury.
Running back Jordan Hall returned from injury against Cal to decent success, and he can expect more of the rushing load going foreward.
With Mike Gillislee's injury history and the workload he'll face as Florida's starting tailback, the Gators need quality depth and a clear No. 2 back to emerge.
FSU's Chris Thompson suffered two broken vertebrae on an inside run last year against Wake Forest. He tries to forget the painful injury on the field, but use the experience for motivation.
For Landry Jones, who got married this summer, the honeymoon is over. It's back to football. That shouldn't be difficult for Jones, whom teammates call the hardest worker on the roster.
After missing time as a freshman with a scary neck injury, Marcus Roberson is back to play a big role as one of the Gators' starting cornerbacks.
CB Johnny Johnson, who claims offers from USC, Oklahoma and Notre Dame, among others, is rounding back into form after a shoulder injury.
While most prospects at the NFTC in Buford, Ga., Saturday were competing for an invite to the opening, linebacker Reginald Carter, a Georgia commit, was just happy to be competing at all.
USC tailback Tre Madden tore a ligament in his knee and will be out for the 2012 season, according to a school news release
Injuries and fumble problems have hampered D.J. Morgan at USC, but with running back numbers down, the redshirt sophomore knows it's his time to emerge.
Oklahoma signee Daniel Brooks, a three-star athlete recruited as a running back at OU, tore his ACL at a track meet, his father confirmed Wednesday.
Receiver Jaz Reynolds has had a turbulent career at Oklahoma. But after showing flashes of his potential in 2011, he again took a step back with a suspension and serious injury. Now he's looking to reclaim his starting spot.