If not for all of the attention riveted on the quarterback matchup of ex-roommates Aaron Murray and Zach Mettenberger, the tailbacks would be front-and-center entering Saturday’s Georgia-LSU game.
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COMPARING THE TAILBACKS
Player, school; Ht., Wt.; Class; 2012 rushing; 2013 rushing
Todd Gurley, UGA; 6-1, 232; So.; 1,385 yds., 17 TD; 377 yds., 4 TD*
Jeremy Hill, LSU; 6-2, 235; So.; 755 yds., 12 TD; 351 yds., 6 TD
* Gurley also has one touchdown receiving