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 [...]
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 [...]
The Alabama Crimson Tide rushing attack 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. 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.
As long as Alabama’s offense is productive, ‘it doesn’t matter who’s getting the yards,’ says Tide’s Eddie Lacy
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.
It’s a philosophy that most coaches would prefer to enact, but the majority simply can’t. The wear and tear a running back absorbs throughout a football season has simply made a one-man, Alpha Dog backfield undesirable. Even a Heisman trophy winner such as Alabama’s Mark Ingram had Trent Richardson as his wing man. And when Richardson was a frontrunner for the award last season, he had Eddie Lacy picking up enough carries to finish the year with 674 yards.
Eight games into the 2012 season, freshman T.J. Yeldon now is Alabama’s leading rusher. He came into a Saturday night game against Mississippi State with 5 fewers yards rushing than Eddie Lacy. Lacy had 570 yards. Yeldon had 565.
Yes, Eddie Lacy would say his 73-yard touchdown run on Alabama’s second play Saturday in a 42-10 victory at Missouri was the best run of his college career. “The offensive linemen did a great job,” the fourth-year junior said. “The hole, pretty much anybody could’ve ran through it, and the wideout did a great job of blocking the corner downfield, and I was able to break a few tackles and score.”
Tailback Eddie Lacy headlines a deep Alabama backfield this season. Lacy is set to make his first start for the second-ranked Crimson Tide Saturday night against No. 8 Michigan. He follows stars Trent Richardson and Mark Ingram, who were national champions and Heisman Trophy…