Originally posted by TheG0RE49er:
show me a starting running back in college that doesn't get catches or yards. he has improved his pass catching since coming as a freshman, but those stats were nothing special. when you run the ball 30-40 times a game like carolina did, of course you're gonna catch the defense for a couple of check downs to your RB. He's a not a player that you can depend on in a passing game to run correct routes and make some tough catches, like frank did, when the pass protection broke down.
I honestly don't get this at all. How many games did you watch with Lattimore? Guy ran great routes, especially wheel routes. He had some huge catches in his career. Just watch his highlights from Kentucky in 2010. And if you're talking about how we didn't run a lot of screens with him and using that as an indication he isn't a good pass catcher and then saying he can't make tough catches, those arguments are contradictory. If your RB has to make tough catches on screens, you need a new QB.
He makes a ton of nice catches in there.
[ Edited by carolinafan on Apr 27, 2013 at 11:41 AM ]