September 19, 2006

Lane on record pace

It might have been dicey in the end, but Texas A&M did pull off the 28-24 victory over Army to up their record to a perfect 3-0.


And one of the main reasons the Aggies can boast that they are still undefeated is sophomore running back Jorvorskie Lane who had 24 carries for 106 yards and three touchdowns Saturday.


With eight touchdowns already this season Lane is on pace to score 32 touchdowns - absolutely crushing the 79-year old A&M record for rushing touchdowns in a season held by Joel Hunt with 19.


"I feel that I'm a go to guy," Lane said. "Coach Fran and I see eye-to-eye that he can trust me and I can trust him. It's a really good thing."


At 6-foot and 274 pounds, Lane's bruising running style is drawing comparisons to former A&M running back Ja'Mar Toombs who used a bruising style to rack up 26 touchdowns in his career spanning from 1998-2000.



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