The deepest part of Pittsburgh’s offensive depth chart, the running backs that the Panthers have in their arsenal are dangerous if you’re not careful. The Yellow Jackets front seven will have to be strong on Saturday and will need to play their gaps correctly or the Panthers will exploit any openings and miscues by Georgia Tech’s run defense.
One thing that viewers will notice about Pittsburgh’s running back stable on Saturday is that they are all built the same. They are built in your prototypical running back fashion of around 6-foot-0 and 210+ pounds, their all powerful runners to say the least.
Qadree Ollison (Sr):
The biggest name to know out of Pittsburgh’s stable of running backs is senior back Qadree Ollison. Ollison is a running back who isn’t afraid to run through opposing defenders and has some sneaky good speed that makes him hard to run down in the open field. So far in 2018, Ollison is off to a strong start 28 carries for 192-yards and one touchdown. Ollison has a ton of potential, rushing for 1,000+ yards in his freshman season but since hasn’t had the chance to live up to expectations.
A.J Davis (So):
A sophomore, Davis saw minimal time as a true freshman but has already eclipsed his 16 carry mark from a year ago. Davis so far this season has 19 carries for 84-yards.
Darrin Hall (Sr):
The last running back of the three that viewers will most likely see the most of on Saturday is senior Darrin Hall. Hall has never been a bell cow running back for the Panthers and has been more of a situational back through his first three years. Through the firs two games this season, Hall hasn’t seen the field a ton, totaling just 11-carries for 50-yards.