Brown should be the starter over Jones

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    at least until Jones is fully recovered and in game shape. Brown has shown he will hit the hole, is faster, and isn't fumbling like Jones. He's also making the tough runs that are Jones's forte.

    I'll also be excited to see Showers back since that kid is so dynamic. The first play of the game would have been Showers instead of Purifoy had he been healthy. His absence really hurt us spreading the field against Tennessee.
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    I only recall Taylor getting only one run. I'd like to see him thrown in as a change of pace back to see what he has to offer.
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    This season's theme seems to be redemption, with Brown and Murphy both getting a huge, almost improbable, opportunity after waiting in the wings for years.
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    I agree. Matt seemed like bit off except two runs he did well but most he did not. Though I thought that they played Mack bit too much. Taylor and few others could give Mack few breaks by the way.
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    Agreed. MB has earned it.
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    We need to continue to use all 3. I now believe it is time to get Kelvin more involved in the run game
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    Brown had more carries today so the coaches obviously recognize that he was out performing Jones. There was a lot of chatter about Herndon but I think that was more hype/feel good story than anything.
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    Matt Jones runs into traffic, seems to have no vision when to make cuts. He's become a 2 yard plodder who lately can't even hold onto the ball.
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    It's shocking how slow he looks this year. That infection had to have taken more out of him than anyone imagined.
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    Oh now you believe? But 4 days ago he wasn't ready?
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    I'd tend to agree with this, but I'd like to see MB and KT back there. No disrespect to Jones, and maybe he's still working back from the infection he had preseason, but he seems to go down really easily and lacks good field vision. I'm rooting for him to bounce back because I thought we had a beast in him last year, especially after the game against sow.
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    I have to agree and I'm sorry, but Mack seems faster and quicker than Jones. Justly My honest opinion.
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    We need to play Kelvin and see what he's got. Giving him one carry this game and then just one series in game 1 was stupid. He should have gotten a lot of carries in game 1 to see how good he is at this stage instead of giving Mack Brown nearly every carry in game 1. RB is the one position where a RB can come in as a true freshmen and play well. It's not like we have Trent Richardson in front of him.
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    Mac has always run hard for us, I agree, let him start.
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    Jones will be fine. His touchdown run was outstanding. He missed all camp and is really just shaking off the rust. Brown has played very well, though.
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    TAYLOR should get at least 10 carries a game.
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    I have not seen a special back in our backfield this year. We need one

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