"Sooner or later they're going to call us Running Back U"
- Published: Tuesday, 17 July 2012 11:14
- by Doug Samuels
Willie Taggart was asked time and time again yesterday at the Sun Belt media day how he plans to replace Bobby Rainey, Western Kentucky's all time leading rusher, two time conference offensive player of the year and All American.
Taggart's response was simple and confident, "We're loaded. We're loaded and no one knows it. I love it. I love hearing this talk about 'Oh you lost Bobby, what are you going to do?'"
"People forgot that we've been out recruiting. We've done a great job recruiting and I love all the guys we've got. I think they're going to be exciting to watch. Sooner or later, they're going to call us 'Running Back U.'"
Taggart also commended the strides that the Sun Belt has been making as a conference, including hosting their first live media day since 2008.
"You look at this conference as a whole, we're getting better in every aspect. You look at Media Day last year, that was a little ghetto-fabulous. Now look at us. We're in New Orleans, that's awesome."