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Falcons must replace Getz and others at RB

Falcons must replace Getz and others at RB

Air Force will have to replace eight offensive starters for 2013 and the backs that carry the ball must be replaced as well. The Falcons will look to Jon Lee and others for solid play at running back. Cody Getz: 1,248 yards and 9 touchdowns; Wes Cobb: 530 yards and 9 touchdowns and Mike DeWitt: 233 yards and 3 TDs. Look inside to see who might be carrying the load for the Falcons in 2013.

Jon Lee is the front runner to take over for Getz. Lee, a junior to be from Bethlehem, Ga., was the team's third leading ground gainer in 2012. Last season Lee had 545 yards on 88 carries for 4 scores. His 6.2 yard average per carry was only a tenth of a yard less than Getz. Lee has all the tools to fill Getz's shoes. At 5-foot-10, 190 pounds, he is the right size to be just as good as Getz...

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