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It's Nice To Have Tailback Tandem

Mark Ingram

You can't make this stuff up. Recently friend of mine asked, "Is there any chance they could figure out a way to play Trent Richardson and the other guy together." The other guy? The OTHER guy? You mean All-America Mark Ingram, the 2009 Heisman Trophy winner and all-time leading Alabama rusher and top rusher ever in Bryant-Denny Stadium? That "other guy?"

Whether Alabama "could" use Mark Ingram and Trent Richardson together in the same backfield is really not the correct question. Of course Alabama could do that. Would Coach Nick Saban use them together? History says it's not likely. When Saban was leading LSU back from mediocrity to national championship level, he used a number of outstanding running backs, but not together. And when Alabama... Recommended Stories