Royce Freeman, Oregon Ducks

A Tale of Two Freshman Running Backs

Caleb Couturie FishWrap, FishWrap Archive

For Duck fans, Rocye Freeman is now a household name. The freshman phenom burst onto the scene to replace the injured Thomas Tyner, and with Byron Marshall moving to the slot, Freeman took over as the Ducks‘ primary back in Week  4. Since then, he amassed at least 75 yards in every game on his way to 1,299 yards and 16 touchdowns, …

2014 Florida State Seminoles: Undefeated and Enigmatic

Mike Merrell FishWrap, FishWrap Archive

Mike Merrell’s Three-and-Out Florida State’s ability to win close games this year is an enigma. Is it a team strength that the Seminoles always seem to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat? Or is it a weakness that they find themselves needing to often enough to give their fans ulcers? In 2012 and 2013, Stanford was that sort of …