Kevin Wilson compares 280-pound freshman RB to Ron Dayne


Kevin Wilson compares 280-pound freshman RB to Ron Dayne

The annual BTN summer bus tour started Monday morning in Bloomington, Indiana.

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Already equipped with one of the Big Ten’s most exciting offenses, Indiana showed off one of its newest weapons, in the form of 280-pound freshman running back Tyler Natee.

BTN host Dave Revsine was impressed by the high school quarterback (can you imagine a guy that big playing under center in high school?), and Indiana coach Kevin Wilson paid the youngster quite the compliment.

“He’s Ron Dayne,” Wilson told Revsine.

Dayne, the Wisconsin icon, set the Division I all-time rushing yards record en route to claiming the 1999 Heisman Trophy.

Needless to say, whether Natee truly is Dayne-like, the Hoosiers will have some serious talent in the backfield, led by last-season’s 1,000-yard rusher Devine Redding.

If this picture is any indication, we may see Natee used in a variety ways.


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