Before Tyrone Wheatley and the A-Train, Michigan had Leroy Hoard. He was part of the 1988 team that won a Big Ten title and a Rose Bowl against USC. A fullback by trade but with the feet of a ballerina, Hoard is still in the Michigan record books for career average rushing yards per carry (5.43) and average yards per rush in a single game (18.28).
The '88 team spoiled John Cooper's debut as Ohio State's head coach with a comeback victory to go to the Rose Bowl. As Keith Jackson said of Hoard, "Don't arm tackle him!"