Found November 02, 2012 on
Last year's BCS National Championship Game featured two of college football's most preeminent football programs, and two of its fiercest rivals. Nick Saban led Alabama to their second national title in three seasons and Les Miles' LSU Tigers endured a miserable end to a near-perfect season. The two powerhouses will meet in Baton Rouge, La. this weekend and some of both schools' most famous alumni will be there. Among them will be Stevan Ridley. With the Patriots on bye this week, Ridley, who starred at LSU from 2008-2010, told reporters on Thursday that he's headed back to his alma mater for what might be the biggest game of the year. "I'll be down in Baton Rouge, watching the LSU-Bama game, of course," an excited Ridley said of his weekend plans. "I gotta go see my boys play and try to get this upset." The second-year running back obviously understands the importance of Saturday's game at Tigers Stadium...

Stevan Ridley Carries the 15+ Load

The New England Patriots have found their workhorse in the rushing attack of Stevan Ridley, who has now taken it upon himself to relieve some of the pressure from Tom Brady’s throwing arm and put some of the work on his shoulders by carrying the ball up the field for more than fifteen times a game. Ridley, who became more of a noticeable figure last year, has become the featured...

Enjoying life in focus, Patriots RB set for bye

(Eds: Corrects alma mater to LSU. With AP Photos.) By MATTHEW CARROLL Associated Press Stevan Ridley will be on the sidelines this weekend, just not in uniform. While many players around the NFL escape football during the bye week, New England's second-year running back wants no part of that. Ridley is heading to Louisiana to watch his former high school play on Friday before...

London Victory Should Provide Second-Half Momentum

Stevan Ridley has been a pleasant surprise for Pats fans this season, as he is on pace to eclipse 1,400 yards by season’s end.   For those of you who honestly believed that the Patriots would slaughter the St. Louis Rams this past Sunday, you have more faith than I in the hometown team.  Sure, I expected the Pats to win, but I thought they would barely cover the three-and-a-half...
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