Sproles quietly among best RBs in country

Updated: August 20, 2004, 12:16 PM ET
By Wayne Drehs | ESPN.com

Darren Sproles was cornered. Only this time, he couldn't get away.

Dressed in a suit and tie, sitting on a podium in front of 200 reporters, he was trapped. His palms began to sweat above the banquet table, his knees started to shake below it. Escaping Oklahoma's front seven was nothing compared to avoiding this crew of overzealous journalists.

"I don't like all the media and all that attention," Sproles said. "I'm shy. I'm quiet. I'm just not crazy about talking to everyone."

But ...

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