Four more running backs for Air Force

Four more running backs for Air Force

In early April Falcons Report discussed several players who could replace Cody Getz as starting running back. Here are four more players who competed for Getz's position in the spring.

Rising senior Anthony LaCoste played running back as as sophomore but was moved to defensive back before his junior season. Despite the move to DB he did have five carries for 16 yards in 2012. During his sophomore season Lacoste gained 129 yards in nine carries. Lacoste is also an excellent kickoff return man and had 20 kickoffs for a 27-yard average per return. His longest return spanned 42 yards.

Demario Kohn, a rising junior, saw action in all 13 games last season but had only six carries for 66 (11 ypc avg.) yards during the season. The Orange Park, Fla., native had a season long run of 36-yards against San Diego State. A 3-sport standout in high school who played quarterback on the gridiron, Kohn competed for the open Air Force running back spot in the spring.

Marques Stevenson is a 5-foot-8 180 pound running back from Lake Orion High School in Michigan. A prolific runner in high school, Stevenson ran for 1,966 yards and 25 touchdowns during this senior season. Stevenson is at Air Force and was one of the top competitors for the open starting running back position.



Devin Rushing was also a superstar in high school. At powerhouse Desota High School in Texas, Rushing ran for 806 yards and 16 touchdowns and caught 10 passes for 117 yards and another score. Rushing is 5-foot-8, 170 pounds and has been clocked in the forty in the 4.6 range. Rushing, like Stevenson, competed during the spring for the starting running back position.

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