Posted October 03, 2011 on AP on Fox
Les Miles already liked LSU's running game, which has averaged more than 170 yards this season. Now that the Tigers coach has had a chance to see his backup running backs in action, he's even more confident in what top-ranked LSU can do with its ground attack. With Spencer Ware hobbled and Michael Ford getting limited work after a first-half fumble against Kentucky, Miles turned loose his next two tailbacks and watched as they helped LSU take a 35-7 victory on Saturday. Sophomore Alfred Blue had a career-best 72 yards on 16 attempts, while true freshman Terrence Magee accounted for 38 yards on 12 rushes in his first appearance of the year. Both Blue and Magee ran for a touchdown, and their outings bode well for the Tigers (5-0, 2-0 SEC) as they try to maintain their grip on the No. 1 ranking when Florida (4-1, 2-1) visits Death Valley on Saturday. ''We take Ware out of the game and held him even though he could have played,'' Miles said Monday. ''...
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