Three-headed monster will lead Miami’s rushing attack

It appears that either Joe Yearby or Mark Walton will start at running back for the Miami Hurricanes this fall.

But that probably doesn’t matter in the grand scheme of things.

Mark Richt has a better-than-average cast of backs in his first season as Hurricanes coach, and that means he should be able to do what he did at Georgia: spread carries around and pound teams on the ground with two or three fresh bodies.

Whether Yearby or Walton gets the first touch seems a little immaterial, since both — and the returning Gus Edwards — should get more than their share afterward. That could make for a fairly potent attack. At the very least, few are expecting Miami to finish 112th nationally in yards per carry as it did in 2015.

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