But for all the credit guys like linebacker Tank Carder and quarterback Andy Dalton get, most college football as well as TCU fans overlook a guy who put his own stamp on this past season.
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If you followed this young running back from his days at McArthur High School in Irving, Texas, you saw the kind of potential Wesley had. His speed through the holes in the defense, his ability to avoid tacklers, and change directions on a dime, made him a difficult player to deal with.
While Wesley's 209-yard performance against Air Force was impressive, his 165 yards and two touchdowns against Baylor was his best game of the season in terms of yards per carry. Wesley carried the ball 19 times and averaged almost nine yards per carry (8.7) against the Bears in a 45-10 blowout by TCU.
With Dalton now in the NFL, it seems the spotlight might shift from a start quarterback to a mostly unknown running back. After a 1,000 yard season in 2010, more might be expected of this young player.
If Rivals.com is correct, he could go from unknown to a star in one of the biggest media markets in the country.
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