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Torain Has Short Game Covered

Torain Excels in Short Yardage Downs

Watching the Sun Devils trying to convert short yardage situations in 2005, was as enjoyable as having a root canal in an air condition-less Tempe dentist office in August. Enter Ryan Torain, and 3rd and 1 downs are suddenly converted with more ease than before. The tailback isn't only the best newcomer on offense, but maybe one of the most vital weapons the maroon and gold have.

The 6-0 216 Ryan Torain has caught the eyes of the Arizona State coaches and the fans from the first day of fall camp. He's part of one of the deepest Sun Devil tailback groups in recent memory, but has quickly established himself as a player that will get called on early and often off the bench. In many ways, it's no different than his days in Butler (Kan.) Community College. There, he rushed for...

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