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Drake Plays More By Being Right

Kenyan Drake

Kenyan Drake seems to have established himself as Alabama's number two tailback. That wouldn't have been a surprising statement in July. But when the Crimson Tide opened the season against Virginia Tech in Atlanta, Drake was approximately the number last tailback.

Although nothing was ever said about Kenyan Drake having been suspended for that first Alabama game, Crimson Tide Coach Nick Saban indicated that was the situation in his Wednesday comments. Drake, a 6-1, 201-pound sophomore from Powder Springs, Ga., is still listed third on what is not so much a depth chart as Bama's personnel grouping, but the number two man behind starter T.J. Yeldon is... Recommended Stories