Ashton Shumpert embraces high expectations as starting RB

Ashton Shumpert has some big shoes to fill, as last season's starter Josh Robinson ran for 1,203 yards - Mississippi State's third best single-season ever recorded on the ground. Before Robinson, LaDarius Perkins, Vick Ballard and Anthony Dixon starred for the Bulldogs at running back. With a line of so many successful runners under Dan Mullen, is Shumpert poised to become the next...
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Mississippi State's Shumpert takes over at running back

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Mississippi State must find a way to replace more than 1,200 yards rushing now that former starting running back Josh Robinson is in the NFL. That might scare some programs. The Bulldogs aren't one of them. The reason for that confidence is simple: Mississippi State has consistently had fantastic running backs during coach Dan Mullen's seven-year tenure. From...
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