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Stephen Carr is creating a good problem for USC: competition at running back

Stephen Carr is creating a good problem for USC: competition at running back

USC running back Stephen Carr says he is built for the open field. He calls it his “specialty.”

After USC’s win over Stanford on Saturday, when he found the open field often, he described what he thinks about when he is one-on-one with a defender:

"Let's see what this highlight's gonna be like.”

Carr already has created an impressive number of highlights in only two college games. The freshman rushed for 69 yards in seven carries in USC’s opener. He led USC with 119 yards in 11 carries against Stanford. USC already has made him a staple of its passing game. He is a big, powerful back, at 210 pounds, but also has demonstrated a burst and...

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