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Old dog vs. young pups

Old dog vs. young pups

You wait four years for your turn as the No. 1 tailback, only to discover your first-team job is being threatened by the arrival of two elite running back prospects.

Some guys would be angry. Not Tennessee's Montario Hardesty. The 6-0, 212-pound fifth-year senior welcomes the competition from Bryce Brown and David Oku, rated No. 1 and No. 9, respectively, among America's tailback prospects by last winter. "Let's go, man!" Hardesty said, smiling enthusiastically. "Whatever will make the team better. We're going to come out in practice and get it... Recommended Stories

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