AP: The Rebels rushed for 2,424 yards last season (109 less than the stable of prep all-Americans at USC), averaging 186.5 yards per game (28th in the nation). The offense was fairly balanced, but produced sparks in the old Wing T-like formation. The Wild Rebel seemed like a stunt to take advantage of McFadden’s athleticism when Nutt unveiled it three years ago.
It has gained traction around the country, though, and even made inroads with notoriously stodgy NFL coaches. (read the entire AP report embedded below)