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Lynch lets his production speak for itself

Marshawn Lynch's legs and hands make him a versatile weapon, but you won't hear the Cal RB say that or much of anything, writes Ivan Maisel.

Updated: August 18, 2006, 2:18 PM ET
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

BERKELEY, Calif. -- If Marshawn Lynch gained yards with as much flash as he talks, he'd be playing flag football in an Oakland park. You've heard of three yards and a cloud of dust? With Lynch, it's five yards and a cone of silence.

"I'm just trying to play," the California tailback said. "If it was up to me, I wouldn't do interviews."

Lynch is pleasant, friendly and so unruffled he makes James Bond look like Dick Vitale. And he has only himself to blame. As a freshman in 2004, playing ...

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