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Brooks biding his time

Zac Brooks

CLEMSON - It's rare to find a highly recruited freshman who can see the long term benefit of taking a redshirt during his first season on campus.

Zac Brooks is one of them. Unfortunately, for him, he wasn't afforded that luxury. The Clemson coaches thought it was too risky to go through the 2012 season with just three scholarship players at running back. Given Andre Ellington's health history and the lack of experience behind him with D.J. Howard and Roderick McDowell, it's hard to argue against keeping Brooks available this season. "If I... Recommended Stories

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