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Brown vs. White Game: Questions not exactly answered

After the past weekend's spring Brown/White game, some of the big questions going into the 2004 season have yet to be answered.

First, let's look at the writeups of the game. The official writeup, the Morning Call writeup, and the Express-times writeups offer only insight into the QB controversy for next year, with little that is actually resolved.

1) Running game. With Eric Rath injured, he didn't suit up for the game - however, we did see a lot who was likely to be the #2 back, sophomore Marques Thompson. Thompson took full advantage of the absence to show what he could do. He is clearly the #2 behind Rath, and will be the starter should Rath not be healthy at the start of the season. (Rath's current injury should be healed by the season opener, I need to mention.)

At FB, it looks like next year's starter is junior Greg Fay from LFN's reckoning. He had a solid day rushing the ball and catching it out of the backfield. Fay looks like a good player and w…