RB Reacts to Commitments

In picking up commitments from two running back prospects on Sunday, the Hurricanes appear to be loaded at that position. Lets not forget about Miami (Fla.) Killian standout Bobby Washington. He talked about the situation yesterday.

"I guess the two running backs UM's taking are me and the (Derron Thomas)," Washington said. "Who would be No. 3?"

Charlie Jones would be the other.

"Oh, please," he said. "He can't play there. Look at the year he had. He's overrated. Until he runs against the city schools like I've been doing, I don't see it with him. I ran for 205 yards against Northwestern my sophomore year when they had that great defense two years ago."

Washington has rushed for over 1,500 yards this season and is hoping to reach the 2,000 mark before the season ends.

"I want 2,000 and a state title," he said. "We gonna probably have to beat The West."

Washington said he still considers himself a commitment to the Hurricanes.

"Yeah but I'm gonna take some other visits," he said. "I'm gonna go check out N.C. State. I got some teammates there and they like it -- Andre (Maddox), Pat (Thomas), and Miguel (Scott). I'm also gonna visit Tennessee, Iowa State, and Florida State. Those schools still call and have asked me to visit."

The talented running back, who has not yet passed the SAT, said he's watched the Hurricanes struggle in the last two weeks because of a lack of running game.

"They can't run," he said. "This is UM man. When they're UM like everyone knows them to be, they're running on people. This team ain't running on people like before. They need a running back. They dont have a Clinton Portis or McGahee right now. If they had one of those guys, they'd be straight."

When the name Tyrone Moss came up, Washington was quick to comment.

"He alright but he ain't me," he said. "If he was good, he'd be playing. Wait till next year when I show up. That's when they'll be straight with running back again."

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