Junior Alabama running back Eddie Lacy, who has already declared his intentions to enter the NFL Draft, has battled various injuries throughout his career at Alabama but really showed what he was capable of towards the end of the 2012 season where he ran for more than 300 yards combined in his last two games which were the SEC Championship against Georgia and the BCS National Championship against Notre Dame. He is projected to go in the mid to late 1st round or perhaps early in the second round.
Alabama Junior running back Eddie Lacy, right tackle DJ Fluker, and corner back Dee Milliner declared their intentions to forgo their senior season at the University of Alabama and enter the NFL Draft. This has become an annual occurrence at Alabama. Although this might stifle the progress of most other football programs, this only serves as a lure for top level recruits to join the Alabama Crimson Tide football program so that they can have a chance to join the growing list of former Alabama players that have gone pro thanks to Nick Saban’s guidance and leadership.
The Alabama Crimson Tide rushing attack got going early in the BCS National Championship. Running back Eddie Lacy landed the first blow with a slashing 20 yard run for a touchdown. Lacy went on to gain 140 yards and score 2 touchdowns in the game (one rushing, one receiving).
Alabama running back Eddie Lacy had another stellar performance against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the BCS National Championship. He ran for 140 yards including a 20 yard dash and a Touchdown. He also had a receiving touchdown in which he put his patented spin move on display. This is the second game in a row that Lacy has gone well over the 100 yard mark. Over last two games he has rushed for more than 300 yards and 3 touchdowns.
With 2012 officially in Alabama’s rearview mirror after Monday’s 42-14 rout of Notre Dame in the BCS National Championship, the wait is on for the respective decisions of three Crimson Tide juniors who are pondering an early jump to the NFL. Cornerback Dee Milliner, projected by many as a potential top 10 pick, said he would begin the decision-making process today.
Led by Heisman Trophy runner-up Manti Te’o, Notre Dame came into Monday night’s BCS national championship game fourth in the nation in rushing defense, allowing only 92 yards per game. Alabama running backs Eddie Lacy and T.J. Yeldon were not impressed. Running behind a dominant offensive line that Yeldon called “the best O-line in the country,” Lacy gouged the Fighting Irish for 140 yards and a touchdown while Yeldon added 108 yards and another score to spur the Crimson Tide’s 42-14 rout.
Hannah Chalker of the SEC Network catches up with Alabama players HaHa Clinton-Dix, Eddie Lacy, and AJ McCarron following their thrilling victory over the Georgia Bulldogs for the SEC Championship at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.
Alabama running back Eddie Lacy had a career night in the SEC Championship against Georgia rushing for 181 yards in 20 carries and scoring 2 touchdowns.With Eddie Lacy and TJ Yeldon combining for more than 300 yards rushing, the Alabama ground game helped propel the Crimson Tide past the onslaught of a blistering Bulldogs offense as Bama held Georgia out of the end zone in the final seconds to win the SEC Championship and a shot at Notre Dame in the BCS National Championship in January.
Eddie Lacy has 164 carries, more than 1,000 yards and 14 touchdowns. These are big numbers, but they certainly could be bigger if Lacy wasn't apart of a two-man tandem in the Alabama backfield. But would he still be as healthy as he currently is today? These are thoughts that are only presented to Lacy when he steps in front of a group of reporters. That's because he's been thrilled with how he and freshman T.J. Yeldon have divided the load and, more often than not, conquered opposing defenses.
Despite a sore ankle, Eddie Lacy was participating in Tuesday's practice with Alabama's other running backs. The junior running back had only gone through the motions in Monday's practice after tweaking an ankle injury Saturday in a 21-17 victory at LSU.
“Every time a player goes out there, at least 20 people have some amount of influence on him. His mother has more influence than anyone. I know because I played, and I loved my mama.” by Paul W. "Bear" Bryant - Alabama Coach