Justin Forsett was the running back with the most patience and when he got his chance he showed what he could do.
For his first three seasons at Cal he was the backup to Arrington and Lynch, but in his senior year he finally got to start and show what he could do!
You wouldn't think a backup would make a big difference especially considering he started out as the third string running back as a freshman, but roster placement can be deceiving.
In 2004, Forsett's numbers weren't that impressive he carried the ball just 11 times for 49 yards, he did have one touchdown, and averaged 4.5 yards per carry.
When 2005 rolled around, he immediately became known. He was just one yard away from 1,000 and that would have meant that Lynch and Forsett both rushed for 1,000 yards in that season.
But it didn't happen and Forsett managed 999 yards on 132 attempts for a 7.6 yards per carry average, and finished with six touchdowns.
In 2006, once again, Forsett was behind Lynch. He carried the ball 119 times for 636 yards for a 5.3 yards per carry average, and he scored just four touchdowns.
2007 was the year that Forsett got to shine. It's hard to believe that Forsett actually ran for more yards than Lynch, but he did. Forsett was a work horse he carried the ball 305 times for 1551 yards which meant each carry he had was 5.1 yards , and he scored 15 touchdowns.