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I'm really not a disciplined running back. I run my way. I've had coaches who have tried to teach...

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I'm really not a disciplined running back. I run my way. I've had coaches who have tried to teach me how to do this, do that. And I just can't do it. At first, it didn't sit well with Coach Hite at all. He's constantly [saying], 'Hammer the hole, hammer the hole. Hammer, hammer, hammer.' He wants to see contact non-stop. I didn't listen to him that much. I try not to make the contact. I try to make the people miss. "I think after a while, after he saw me making plays and seeing that I'm pretty good at what I do, he kind of left me alone. . . . It's not like I can't run between the tackles or anything. I just choose not to."

That quote comes straight from the mouth of Virginia Tech's Ryan Williams. He was a highly-touted recruit who redshirted last year, and the one who some think will end up getting the bulk of the carries with Darren Evans going down for the year with a torn ACL. If I end up eating my words on this one, then so be it, but given Saban's commitment to disciplined assignment-based football on the defensive side of ball, this is exactly the kind of running back I want us to face. I'm thinking throwing a kid out there against our front seven who doesn't like to follow his own blockers (or the play itself) and just wing it on his own by the seat of his pants is exactly the type of runner that we should eat up.
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