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Who Fills Mathews' Shoes?

Is Robbie Rouse next in line?

It was no surprise to fans, so the coaching staff must be prepared considering head coach Pat Hill is the one that "pushed" the record-breaking RB to the NFL. The early departure of Ryan Mathews along with the graduation of Lonyae Miller, Anthony Harding and Jamal Rashad, the Bulldogs will lose four RBs with a combined 39 career starts and over 7,000 career rushing yards. Who will fill the shoes?

Fresno State faced an eerily similar situation three years ago. Dwayne Wright, who led the Bulldogs with 1,462 yards rushing in 2006, elected to forgo his final year of eligibility to enter the NFL Draft. In 2007, the ‘Dogs returned two sophomores (Lonyae Miller and Anthony Harding) and a senior (Clifton Smith), who was coming off two injury filled seasons. Collectively, the trio combined for...

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