COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier knows firsthand that freshmen running backs can make a huge impact.
He saw it two years ago with Gamecocks star Marcus Lattimore and hopes things don't repeat themselves Saturday with Georgia freshmen Todd Gurley and Keith Marshall.
Saturday's game could be a track meet when the fifth-ranked Bulldogs (5-0, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) and the sixth-ranked Gamecocks (5-0, 3-0) square off at Williams-Brice Stadium. Lattimore ran for 120 yards and two touchdowns last week in a 38-17 win at Kentucky. Gurley and Marshall combined for 294 yards and five TDs rushing in Georgia's 51-44 shootout against Tennessee.
Lattimore opened plenty of eyes in the SEC two years ago when he ran for 182 yards in South Carolina's 17-6 victory over Georgia.

NCAAF Headlines

More inNCAAF News  

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Oregon State vs. Washington Prediction Will undefeated Washington run up the score enough to cover versus Oregon State this evening at 6:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Houston vs. SMU Prediction Will Houston cover the number versus SMU when the teams clash at 7:00PM ET tonight?
Thumbnail Utes' potent ground game rolls into Rose Bowl Questions continue to swirl about the availability of UCLA’s Josh Rosen for today’s bout vs. Utah. Perhaps the focus should be on exploring how the...
Thumbnail TCU vs. West Virginia Prediction Will West Virginia cash for bettors this afternoon when it hosts TCU as a home favorite at 3:30PM ET?
Thumbnail EMU vs. WMU Prediction Will No. 20 Western Michigan make another statement when it hosts in-state rival Eastern Michigan today at 3:30PM ET?
More inNCAAF Articles  

NCAAF Team Pages