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Jackets' Nesbitt wants to return

...only healthy tailback, coach Butch Davis is now revisiting whether to redshirt Ryan Houston or have the former short-yardage specialist return to the lineup this weekend against No. 16 Virginia Tech.NORTH CAROLINA STATE: Kicker Josh Czajkowski...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2010-11-08/jackets-nesbitt-wants-ret
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NFL power rankings for week 5

...Duce Staley (4.3 yards per carry) and Jerome Bettis is working. Players to watch: Bettis, becoming a short-yardage specialist, has run for 5 TDs on 18 carries for Steelers. Browns' Kenard Lang is third in NFL with 4 sacks. Key stat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/10/pro_430926.shtml
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Raiders pound Jets

...Garner's first fumble in 387 touches, but it didn't hurt his team. Moments later, Zack Crockett, Oakland's short-yardage specialist, scored his 10th touchdown of the season, from the 1. Although the Jets moved well on their next possession...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/13/pro_364138.shtml
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Grant tries to improve on "average" career

...promising freshman season for the Bulldogs in 1999. He led the team with seven sacks and also was used as a short-yardage specialist on offense, rushing 17 times for 79 yards and three touchdowns. "People expect that all the time," Grant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/16/uga_327156.shtml
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Running backs grateful for week off

...or Vanderbilt. For insurance purposes as much as anything else, the coaches also have spent more time with short-yardage specialist Charles Grant and true freshman Kenny Bailey in practice this week. Donnan said Grant's practice time is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/17/col_270413.shtml
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Great expectations

...yards. One of the top returners, sophomore Joe Burns, rushed for 474 yards and five TDs. He is joined by short-yardage specialist Phillip Rogers, a senior, and red-shirt freshman Gordon Clinkscale. Solid blocker Ed Wilder (Washington-Wilkes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/27/foo_268753.shtml
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Rogers hopes to expand on talents

...second-leading rusher last year with 466 yards, again will be the No. 2 tailback and fullback. Used often as a short-yardage specialist, Rogers has been told he will play some at flanker this year. He also expects to carry the ball more -- Rogers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/09/oth_258624.shtml
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Ingram, 'D' shine in Tide rout

...interceptions, and while he was only sacked once, he took several hard shots.Freshman Trey Burton, the Gators' new short-yardage specialist who scored a record six touchdowns last week, was bottled up in his few opportunities and showed he's no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2010-10-03/ingram-d-shine-tide-rout
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Florida's Tebow prepares for emotional home finale

...status grew when he converted a fourth-and-1 play at Tennessee as a freshman, becoming a goal-line and short-yardage specialist and helping Florida win its first national title in a decade. He's been more impressive since, with jump...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2009-11-27/floridas-tebow-prepares-e
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Running backs show life left after 30

...season. "Emmitt can pick holes, he can still do that," Green said after Sunday's game. Bettis is now a short-yardage specialist for Duce Staley, the Steelers' prime ball carrier. "You are in a role and you have to do what they ask you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/14/pro_428522.shtml
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