Fullbacks play key roles for Georgia, LSU

...tight ends and I know their offensive line is really physical. And both of them do have fullbacks that can carry the ball and they're physical fullbacks, too. We've got to be ready to be play."Besides Georgia and LSU, Arkansas is the...

Quarterback battle is big focus of G-Day Game

...now is coaching his old position. Former running back Thomas Brown came from Wisconsin to coach the Bulldogs tailbacks and fullbacks. Tight ends coach John Lilly enters his eighth season on staff.The pro-style philosophy is the same, but there are subtle...

Sutton excels with Panthers no matter the position

...doesn't bother Tyrell Sutton. Being dubbed one of the littlest fullbacks in NFL history produces a shrug. The Panthers' versatile...great find." And much-needed. The Panthers ran out of fullbacks earlier this month when Brad Hoover sprained his ankle and...

Weight room pays off for Southerland

ATHENS, Ga. - Fullbacks are near the back of the line in terms of glamour positions in this age of spread offenses. Brannan Southerland is doing his best...

Norwood ready for bigger role

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Ovie Mughelli earned a reputation as one of the NFL's top blocking fullbacks when he cleared running room for Jamal Lewis in Baltimore the past four seasons. Mughelli says blocking for Jerious Norwood in...

Georgia fullback battle rages on

...Georgia has a likely starter at tailback for its season opener in Ken Malcome and not much separation between its top fullbacks either.Running backs coach Bryan McClendon Thursday said that former walk-on Merritt Hall and senior Richard Samuel are...

Versatile athlete out of spotlight

...blocking skills as a backup fullback and tight end for Georgia Tech in 1999. But being multi-talented has its down side. Like fullbacks, the linemen in the backfield, tight ends seldom get noticed, especially in the presence of burners like the Jackets have...

Anderson ready for Vikings

...gave his blockers big-screen TVs on Monday. Each of the five starting offensive line, plus tight end O.J. Santiago and fullbacks Bob Christian and Brian Kozlowski arrived for team meetings to find 36-inch Sony Trinitron flat-screen TVs sitting in...

Edwards out again; Donnan optimistic

...course, the running attack wasn't as solid after his injury, but Hines Ward, Torin Kirtsey, Robert Arnaud, and four fullbacks led by Larry Bowie picked up some slack. Last year, Edwards played in all 11 games, but a myriad of injuries plagued him...

Other sports
Stanford dashes UCLA's hopes with thrashing of Bruins

...and Air Force (9-3, 5-3) upset Colorado State (10-2, 6-2) to snap the Rams' nine-game winning streak.Fullbacks Shayne Davern and D.J. Johnson scored for Air Force, which has won six in a row over the Rams at Falcon Stadium. NEBRASKA...