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Backfield Continuing to Improve

The Gator backfield hasn't been the most productive of units over the last several years, but they've gradually gotten better. With new running backs coach Kenny Carter taking over, Urban Meyer said that it's one of the most productive units on the field.

"Our running backs are very productive right now," Meyer said. "Having a productive running back that can catch a ball and run a route, the reason why you haven't seen them in there is because they weren't productive and weren't doing the right stuff. The best part of our offense is when you dump the ball off to a tailback and he makes three people miss. You have some guys – [Jeff] Demps...

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