Coaches typically are wary of putting the cart before the horse, but Kill didn't shy away from praising true freshman halfback Raheem Blackshear. He has 24 carries for 200 yards and three touchdowns in his career, including six for 87 and a score as Rutgers running backs coach Lester Erb rotated four backs against Illinois. "Lester did a good job rotating, but I gave everybody a hard time and said, 'We've got to get the ball to the kid more. Jiminey Christmas. Six carries? We're limiting him.