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Young, Taylor, Charles, Melton share UT backfield

Updated: September 9, 2005, 10:55 AM ET
By Tim Griffin | Special to ESPN.com

Life without Cedric Benson was supposed to be the kind of aggravating concern that could derail the Longhorns' national championship hopes.

But junior Selvin Young, sophomore Ramonce Taylor and freshmen Jammal Charles and Henry Melton have combined to give the Longhorns a collective running back-by-committee replacement for the workhorse back.

No Lyrca suits are needed for this ball-carrying quartet. Instead, they hearken back to the storied days of Texas football when running ...

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