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Catching up with running back Tion Green

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With the move of Ralph David Abernathy IV to receiver (although he'll still run some) UC looks like their moving toward bigger backs.

Though last year's rushing leader was Hosey Williams, who does put 200 pounds on a 5-foot-7 frame, the bigger back is No. 7, Tion Green.

Green's 409 yards were third behind Williams and Abernathy, but he did score more rushing touchdowns with seven.  A first look at Green in spring practice had many thinking he had put on pounds.

In actuality, Green has dropped weight, but apparently but on muscle. At around the 215 mark, Green looks primed to have an impact in the new, fast-paced offense. Of all of the runners, he does appear to have a nose for the endzone and a knack for running "downhill".

Here's the personable Mr. Green:

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