The state of Mississippi has a rich history when it comes to producing college level running back prospects. Walter Payton, Deuce McAllister, Jerious Norwood and current San Francisco 49er Anthony Dixon are all products of Mississippi High School programs. A new crop of talented runners are ready to add to their home state's legacy.
Here we go again on the search for backup help to Steven Jackson
in the Rams' backfield. The free-agent additions of Cadillac
Williams and Jerious Norwood looked good on paper last summer at
The Rams were awful on both sides of the ball yesterday and it showed on the scoreboard. A.J. Feeley got the start at QB and he completed 12 of 22 passes for 156 yards with 0 TD passes and 1 INT. Jerious Norwood (11 carries for 19 yards) and Steven Jackson (10 carries for 19 yards) both had rough times for the Rams yesterday. WRs Brandon Gibson (4 rec, 42 yards), Brandon Lloyd...
St. Louis reserve running back Carnell "Cadillac" Williams has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks.
Williams suffered a calf injury in last week's game without being involved in a play. He was hurt running onto the field to join the huddle.
The former No. 5 overall pick is in his first season with St. Louis after spending his first six...
Former Atlanta Falcons RB Jerious Norwood is upended by Carolina's Chris Gamble, left, and Charles Johnson. Rick Havner/Associated PresS
FLOWERY BRANCH – The Falcons pursued Carolina defensive end Charles Johnson during free agency, but backed out when the bidding got out of hand.
Johnson, the former UGA standout, signed a six-year, $76 million contract with $32 million...
Running back Jerious Norwood was a surprise among the Rams'
designated inactives for today's game against Washington at the
Edward Jones Dome. As a result, Quinn Porter _ signed off