Offensive shift

Spread offenses and multiple-back sets have changed how RB is played

Updated: January 1, 2013, 8:57 AM ET
By Mitch Sherman | ESPN RecruitingNation

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- A certain irony exists here this week as five of the nation's top running backs vie for carries in the practices before the Under Armour All-America Game, set for 5 p.m. ET Friday on ESPN.

As they arrived Sunday on site at Walt Disney World Resort for four days of preparation, some 1,500 miles away in Minneapolis, Adrian Peterson churned past 2,000 yards and within grasp of Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record.

Peterson is the gold ...

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