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K-State could use rare running back-by-committee

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In this Oct. 12, 2013, file photo, Kansas State coach Bill Snyder takes off his headset to check on an injured player during the second half of a Big 12 Conference football game against Baylor in Manhattan.

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MANHATTAN — The top three returning running backs for No. 20 Kansas State this season have combined to carry the ball 11 times for 55 yards. None of them has ever scored a touchdown.
Let that sink in for a moment.
The graduations of three-year starter John Hubert and longtime backup Robert Rose have left a massive void for the Wildcats in the offensive backfield, and that could lead to a rare events: Bill Snyder just might put a freshman in the starting lineup.
Sure, senior DeMarcus Robinson has played in six games over the course of his career, and Charles ...


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