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Wimbley relishing his role at running back

Wimbley relishing his role at running back

Rishaad Wimbley, a former nose guard, is loving his role as SMU's starting running back. After going through fall camp with the defense, June Jones switched Wimbley to tailback after the first week of school. Wimbley had a breakout game against Rice last weekend, rushing for 115 yards and two touchdowns. Before then, he had never scored an offensive touchdown in his life.

Rishad Wimbley can't remember the last time he scored a touchdown. Heck, Rishaad Wimbley can't remember the last time he ran for over 100 yards in a football game. "If ever, it was probably when I was a little kid," said the true freshman running back. Without the injured Zach Line, who sustained a foot injury a few weeks ago against Navy, SMU's running game appeared doomed. And it was against...

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