April 8, 2008

Baltimore back hears from Michigan

With the trend in college football going more towards spread offenses, all-purpose type backs like Baltimore (Md.) Dunbar's Tavon Austin, who were once thought to be just situational contributors, are now primary focuses of the offense.

The 5-9, 156-pound Austin may not have the size of traditional running backs, but he does possess the speed and elusiveness that is coveted in spread offenses like the one Michigan will run this fall.

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