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  1. Pitt RBs go from question to strength

    Heather Dinich

    It was around this time last year that former Pitt running back Rushel Shell, the team's leading returning rusher and expected starter for 2013, decided to transfer, leaving the Panthers' running game a complete unknown. Isaac Bennett was an unproven...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  2. Duke RBs: And then there were two ...

    Heather Dinich

    It wasn't that long ago that Duke's running game was four backs by committee. Now it's down to two. Juwan Thomas has graduated, and Jela Duncan, who rushed for 1,115 yards and seven touchdowns in the past two seasons, was suspended from school ...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  3. Va. Tech OL coach to take same job at LSU

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia Tech offensive line coach and running game coordinator Jeff Grimes is leaving to take the same job at LSU, as confirmed by a Tweet earlier today from Hokies' running backs coach Shane Beamer: @CoachSBeamer: Congrats to @coachgrimey on his...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  4. Clemson gets running game going

    Heather Dinich

    Clemson running back Rod McDowell says he likes to think of himself as the Tigers' mailman -- the dependable one who is ready to deliver in any situation. On Saturday, in a 40-27 win at Maryland, McDowell carried the bulk of the load. In what w...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  5. Woes continue for VT running backs

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia Tech's running game has taken yet another hit, as J.C. Coleman, one of the top two running backs on the team, has sprained both ankles, and Tony Gregory has suffered a career-ending torn ACL, the school announced on Thursday. In early July, ...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  6. Virginia Tech running backs J.C. Coleman, Tony Gregory out with i...

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia Tech's running game has taken yet another hit, as J.C. Coleman, one of the top two running backs on the team, has sprained both ankles, and Tony Gregory has suffered a career-ending torn ACL, the school announced on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2013
  7. Part II with NCSU OC Matt Canada

    Heather Dinich

    On Wednesday we started an interview with first-year NC State offensive coordinator Matt Canada. Here is the second part of our interview: How is the running game looking? Who's coming back? Matt Canada: We've got Shad, [Shadrach Thornton] Shad...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  8. Duke running game coming together

    Heather Dinich

    Duke running back Josh Snead said he can remember when he first came to Durham, and the offensive linemen blocking for him "barely went over 270" pounds. "Now we've got O-linemen in the 300s who can move, are very athletic," Snead said. "It's a bl...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  9. Terps' RBs highlight scrimmage

    Heather Dinich

    Maryland entered this spring in desperate need of some help in the running game, and there were some encouraging signs on Saturday in Baltimore. The Terps took a small road trip this past weekend, as the team scrimmaged at Dunbar High School on Satur...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  10. UNC running game to get a makeover

    Heather Dinich

    North Carolina's running game is going to get a makeover this offseason. As coach Larry Fedora enters his second season, he does so arguably with a bigger challenge on offense than he did at this point a year ago. With Giovani Bernard, the nation'...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  11. Running game a priority for Hokies

    Heather Dinich

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- While public perception might seem otherwise, it's no big mystery why Virginia Tech failed to contend for the Coastal Division title this year and mucked its way through the program's most disappointing season in 20 years. The Hok...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  12. FSU's Thompson done for season (again)

    Heather Dinich

    This one goes much deeper than Florida State's running game, or how many yards the Noles will lose without Chris Thompson in the lineup. This one is personal. Last year, Thompson was in a hospital bed with two broken vertebrae in his back after...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  13. Beamer says mistakes are correctable

    Heather Dinich

    Two strengths that have helped define Virginia Tech's success in recent years -- a stingy defense and strong running game -- were instead part of the problem last week in the Hokies' loss to Pitt. It was an especially uncharacteristic performance ...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  14. Deacs' RB depth a concern as spring nears

    Heather Dinich

    Wake Forest has evolved into more of a passing offense under quarterback Tanner Price, but that doesn't mean coach Jim Grobe isn't expecting more out of his running game in 2012 -- as he should. The Deacs were No. 99 in the country in rushing offense...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  15. NC State hires RB coach

    Heather Dinich

    Desmond "Des" Kitchings has been hired as the running backs coach at NC State, the school announced on Thursday. Kitchings comes to Raleigh after spending last season as the running game coordinator/running backs coach at the Air Force Academy. "W...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  16. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    November to remember? Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher and Virginia coach Mike London share more in common than just football. UVa's running game might hit a wall against Florida State. Virginia Tech defensive lineman Derrick Hopkins has step...

    Blog | November 15, 2011