Discussion

Freshman duo can keep run of Alabama backs going

Updated: January 9, 2013, 4:29 AM ET
Associated Press

(Eds: With AP Photos.)

By ERIC OLSON

AP Sports Writer

If BCS championship game star Eddie Lacy declares for the NFL draft, Alabama fans needn't worry about any drop-off in the running game next season.

T.J. Yeldon rushed for 1,108 yards and 12 touchdowns as the other half of Alabama's tandem running-back system, including 108 yards and a TD against Notre Dame on Monday.

If Yeldon replaces Lacy in the featured role, Kenyan Drake is next man up to co-star. Drake averaged ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE COLLEGE FOOTBALL HEADLINES