Position review: Running back
November, 27, 2012
By Josh Moyer | ESPN.com
Bruce Thorson/US PRESSWIREZach Zwinak was a huge surprise at running back, saving the Nittany Lions and producing after more heralded players faltered in the featured role.Every day over the next two weeks, NittanyNation will take a closer look at each position and how Penn State fared over the course of the season.
Up today: Running back.
If one position symbolized Bill O'Brien's "next man up" philosophy, it would be this one. Bill Belton started the season as the main tailback, a sophomore who was expected to get 20-25 touches a game. Then he went down, and on came an ineffective Derek Day.
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