Patience, power lead to McNeal's success
January, 19, 2012
By Kyle Williams | ESPN Insider
Kirby Lee/Image of Sport/US PresswireCurtis McNeal's patience and recognition of his running targets led to several big runs, including a 73-yard touchdown run here against UCLA.
LOS ANGELES -- At this time last year, running back Curtis McNeal found himself in the middle of a typically crowded USC backfield. But after a 1,000-yard season that helped put his team back in the national spotlight, he’s now the leader of the pack heading into the spring.
But what makes this 5-foot-7, 185-pound running back so effective?
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