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Position Preview: Running Backs
Halfback Jamaal Charles, 6-1, 190, Soph Antwan Cobb, 6-0, 205, Fr Vondrell McGee, 5-10, 200, Fr Henry Melton, 6-3, 270, Soph Selvin Young, 6-0, 215, Sr Fullback Marcus Myers, 6-3, 250, Sr Chris Ogbonnaya, 6-1, 220, Soph A familiar face from last season is no longer on this list. The Longhorns' leader in all-purpose yardage, Ramonce Taylor, is moving on and senior running back Selvin Young laid out the bottom line: "It means more carries for the rest of the backs." Young will likely step onto the field as the starter for the Texas Longhorns. Two of the things that Mack Brown values most in a running back are experience and ball security and, despite some early season troubles, it seems like Young is the only Texas back who didn't fumble the ball in the Rose Bowl. The Texas coaches are hoping that his performance in the National Championship Game is an indication that 2006 will be the year he finally breaks out...
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