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Pratt, Whaley going small town to big time

Madisonville's Chris Whaley is headed to Texas

This look at prospects by position in Central Texas takes a look at the running back class in 2009 and the state's top two backs headline a talented group. But Jeff Howe takes a look at who else will be lighting up Central Texas defenses this fall in addition to Chris Whaley and Dexter Pratt.

It has been quite some time since a small school running back from Central Texas made their mark on the college. In fact only one, former Texas Tech star Tarean Henderson, made significant contributions at the next level after leading Gatesville to a Class 3A state championship. All of that however is changing with the class of 2009 in Central Texas as a pair of 3A ball carriers from the Brazos... Recommended Stories

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