In the modern college football world, pass-happy spread offenses are all the rage. But when Alabama and Notre Dame take the field at the Bowl Championship Series Championship Game, it will be a battle of grind it out, old school running games.
From suspensions to injuries, the Miami Hurricanes defense has seen it all this season. Heading into Saturday’s game against Georgia Tech, Miami has yet to have the same 11 defensive players on the field to start a game this season.
The focus on the Miami Dolphins in training camp has been on the quarterback battle, but what could be the quarterback’s biggest aid this year, a strong running game, has been largely silent in the preseason.
Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano’s forte in his previous job was the offensive line. Since he took over the Dolphins, the best way to describe the line’s play has been simply offensive.
Fans of the Miami Dolphins have been clamoring for more speed on the field for decades. Friday night, Dolfans will get their first look at the man the team hopes will help the Fins put the pedal to the metal.