Big guys' big improvement

Maligned offensive line pushes around Murray State in season-opening rout

Updated: September 1, 2012, 11:48 PM ET
By Corey Dowlar | NoleNation

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Sophomore running back James Wilder Jr. entered the postgame interview area with a wide smile and a football tucked securely under his left arm.

The 226-pound bruiser had plenty of reason to be happy. For the first time in his promising career, Wilder eclipsed the 100-yard mark, accumulating 106 yards on 12 carries, including a 42-yard run down the sideline. He also scored twice.

"I was waiting for that 100-yard game to come, and it finally came and I got the game ...

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