Super Bowl Champs Might Have Found Mike Bell’s Replacement

August 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Sometime during the preseason game between the San Diego Chargers and New Orleans Saints on Friday night, an unexpected name was called on a touchdown score for the defending Superbowl Champions.
It was an impressive run off of a Patrick Ramsey screen play. The play went for 76 yards and included jukes, stiff arms, speed, and power. It wasn't Pierre Thomas or Reggie Bush, nor was it P.J. Hill, Lynell Hamilton, or even recently signed, Ladell Betts. It was rookie running back, Chris Ivory, from Tiffin University, in Ohio (talk about digging for talent).
He began his college career at Washington State, but was limited due to injuries and finished with 534 yards on 91 carries in his three seasons. After being dismissed by Washington State he transferred to Tiffin University, where he played a total of five games before suffering a season-ending knee injury. He finished with 223 yards on 39 carries through five games.
Although he spent his college career hampered by injuries...

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