August 20, 2007

Brinkley set to carry the load

If there was something Orange fans were looking forward to in 2007 it was the running back combination of Curtis Brinkley and Delone Carter.

Last season, the duo worked well together and generated a lot of optimism among fans for this year.

Unfortunately, things took a turn for the worse during spring workouts last April when Carter went down with a hip injury and was lost for 2007. Now Brinkley is left to pick up the load and the junior will have to step his game up to new heights.

"Losing Delone [Carter] for the season was big," Brinkley said. "We worked real well together last year and were expecting to do the same this year. I know more will be asked of me now on the field and I know he'll be supporting me on the sideline."

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