MADISON, Wis. -- In most college football programs, talk would center on the performance of a running back on track to end his career with the best yards-per-carry average of any player with at least 300 carries in team history. He would be celebrated across the nation as the FBS active career leader among tailbacks for rushing yards and touchdowns.
In other words, he would earn the praises he so richly deserves.
Instead, fans of the University of Wisconsin are clamoring for the guy to take fewer carries.
Such is life for senior James White, whose solid start to the 2013 season has been overshadowed by the astounding production of sophomore Melvin Gordon. White is averaging 99.0 yards rushing per game and 6.6 yards per carry through three games. Gordon, meanwhile, happens to rank fourth in the country in rushing yards per game (159.0) and is torching opponents at a clip rarely seen in college football.
The result has created unrest for those who believe Gordon should overtake Wh...