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Demps Helping to Drive Gator Offense

After Urban Meyer's first couple of seasons, it was tough to imagine the Florida Gators getting production from the backfield. But in the last two and a half games, the running backs have delivered, especially true freshman Jeff Demps.

In Florida's loss to Ole Miss, Demps carried one time for no gain. In the Gators' six wins, Demps has carried 29 times for 357 yards and four touchdowns. He ranks 10th in the SEC among the leading rushers and he has 52 fewer carries than anyone on the list. The fastest Gator is averaging close to 12 yards per carry. "He understands that his strength is his speed," running backs coach Kenny Carter...

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