LSU's backs jockeying for position 

August, 3, 2012
Two weeks ago at SEC Media Days, Les Miles gave himself quite the unenviable task.

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John Korduner/Icon SMIMichael Ford knows he will have to share running back duties in 2012.
"I'd like to see two backs take the lead," said Miles of his running back stable entering 2012.

That sounds pretty straight forward and common for a college football team, but it's a bit of a departure from LSU's proven formula. Last fall, the Tigers accrued 2,836 total rushing yards, largely thanks to a five-headed rushing attack that produced three separate five hundred-yard rushers.

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