State of the position: Running back 

December, 6, 2012
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After grading the performance of the running game in 2012, it is the perfect time to take a closer look at the running backs on the roster and the commitment list as SoonerNation evaluates the future at the position for Oklahoma.

Here’s a look at one player who could be next in line to make a major impact, one player to keep an eye on, and one current commitment who could be the future.

[+] EnlargeDamien Williams
Brandon Wade/Getty ImagesOU running back Damien Williams was named to the All-Big 12 second team this season.
Next in line: Alex Ross. The redshirting freshman has terrific speed and dynamic playmaking ability. He almost played his way out of a redshirt season this year and could make an impact as a redshirt freshman despite the return of Damien Williams, Brennan Clay and Roy Finch.
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