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State of the position: Running backs

Fozzy Whittaker and Malcolm Brown will key Longhorns' attack

Updated: August 23, 2011, 1:07 PM ET
By Carter Strickland | HornsNation.com

Among the many things Texas tailbacks couldn't run away from last season -- Iowa State's defense, UCLA's defense, Oklahoma State's defense, etc. -- were the stats.

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Dennis Hubbard/Icon SMISenior running back Fozzy Whittaker rushed for 351 yards and two touchdowns in 2010.

In the seven games Texas lost, it was outrushed in five of them by an average of 103 yards.

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