From Heisman hopeful to hoping to play

It wasn't too long ago when Toby Gerhart was considered one of the top running backs in college football. Now he's the backup to one of the best running backs in the NFL. It's been a humbling journey for the second year pro.
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It wasn't too long ago when Toby Gerhart was considered one of the top running backs in college football. Now he's the backup to one of the best running backs in the NFL. It's been a humbling journey for the second year pro.

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