Found November 04, 2012 on Football Nation:
PLAYERS: Kenjon Barner
TEAMS: Oregon Ducks
In the 92 year history of the National Football League, no running back has rushed for 300 yards in one game. EVER. (Some have come awfully close in recent years).At the professional level, football is a tough and brutal as it gets. With NCAA football, you have perennial championship contenders, and you have quite a few perennial "Chump-ionship" contenders.USC belongs in that former category, championship contenders.  With a regular flow of highly skilled players, you best bring your "A" Game. In the long, storied history of this great school, they have prided themselves on defense.Nobody runs wild on them. Nobody flat-out embarrasses them with "Madden NFL"-like rushing statistics.Go ahead and say that to Kenjon Barner of the Oregon Ducks. Then cover your ears for the loudest laugh you've ever heard.Thirty-eight carries (38). Three Hundred Twenty Four (324) yards gained rushing. That is an AVERAGE of 8.5 yards per carry. Plus, Barner scored FIVE tou...
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