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The New and Improved Jeff Demps

Jeff Demps

With 1,350 rushing yards and a 7.6 yard per carry average in his first two years on campus, you would think Florida's junior running back Jeff Demps wouldn't have much to improve on. Instead, the coaching staff is working on trying to make Demps a more dynamic player, something that could actually increase his averages and make him a more complete back. So far the work seems to have paid off.

For a couple of weeks now one of the big subjects on this Florida Gators football team has been the play of running back Jeff Demps. The NCAA champion in the 100 meters, everyone knows that Demps has elite straight ahead speed. Now, running back coach Stan Drayton has been assigned the task of making Demps a more elusive runner. The talk lately has been that Demps is a changed man in his running...

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