Posted June 25, 2013 on sdg.scout.com
If the Ryan Mathews hate-tweets are any indicator, hell hath no fury like a Chargers fan without a star running back (blame LaDainian Tomlinson for years of spoiling). Looking to seize the baton is Michael Hill, an UDFA out of Missouri Western. To get a better sense of Hill's potential, we spoke with MWSU head coach Jerry Partridge.
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