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Running games take a backseat to pass-happy offenses in Big 12

Originally Published: August 14, 2008
By Tim Griffin | ESPN.com

Where have you gone Ricky Williams?

And how about you, Adrian Peterson and Troy Davis?

Great running backs used to dot the Big 12 like buffalo scattered across the Great Plains. But the Big 12's once-mighty tradition as a producer of tailbacks is taking a hit because of a plethora of spread offenses, strong-armed passers and fleet receivers.

Today, players like Texas Tech's Michael Crabtree, Missouri's Jeremy Maclin and Chase Daniel, ...

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