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The Michigan Wolverines are hoping to land the services of 4-star RB Bri’onte Dunn. The 6-foot-2, 220 pound Dunn is the type of power running back that Brady Hoke covets for his offense. Dunn plans to enroll at his school of choice in January.
Newly minted Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer is trying to convince Dunn that he can thrive in his quarterback-run oriented offense. Meyer has never had a running back eclipse 1,000 yards rushing. In fact the best rushing season from a non-quarterback in an Urban offense was WR Percy Harvin’s 800 yard campaign in 2007.
The flipside of that coin reveals that Hoke and offensive coordinator Al Borges have had 1,000 yard backs in each of the past two seasons, Ronnie Hillman in 2010 (1,532 yards) and Fitzgerald Toussaint in 2011 (1,011 yards and counting).
Here’s an excerpt of Dunn’s scouting report on ESPNU
Dunn is a big, bruising runner with deceptive speed. A prototypical load-back at the college level with the size and power ...
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Darboh is a combination of strength and quickness as a big receiver with a sturdy build, long arms and nice height. He is part playmaker and part possession player… At...
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