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Running backs looking to do it all in 2010

In the Brian Kelly era, the Cincinnati Bearcats gained an identity as a primarily passing offense. This season, however, new head coach Butch Jones and his staff are looking diversify this potent passing offense with more running plays and running backs who can do it all.

"They are involved in every single aspect of our offense," running backs coach Mark Elder said. "There's the obvious things like running the football, but where we're ultimately critical in pass protection. We're also splitting our running backs out as wide receivers, we're running routes, so we have to understand the whole (offensive concept)." Coach Elder said this group of running backs is more...