Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 1/11/13

TUSCALOOSA, AL - SEPTEMBER 11: Eddie Lacy of the Alabama Crimson Tide against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 11, 2010 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Three star players of the 2013 BCS National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide — each potential first-rounders — are taking their talents to the next level at the end of April. Alabama confirmed Friday that cornerback Dee Milliner, running back Eddie Lacy and offensive tackle D.J. Fluker will forego their senior season to enter the 2013 NFL Draft. Dee Milliner, a consensus first-team All-American, is expected to be the first of three Tide stars and the top defensive back selected.  The 6-1, 199-pound Milliner is projected to be a Top 10 pick on April 25. Eddie Lacy finished second on the team last season in rushing and wraps up his career with 2,402 yards on the ground with 30 touchdowns.  Lacy led the Tide with a rushing total of 1,322 yards and 17 TDs and added 22 receptions for 189 yards and two scores in 2012. The 6-1, 220-pound back was named the offensive MVP of the 2013 BCS title game for finding the end zone on the ground and through the air and running for 140 yards on 20 carri...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

WATCH: John Harbaugh, Jay Gruden get into shouting match

WATCH: Brian Hartline drags toes on great TD catch

Julio Jones, Falcons agree on 5-year contract extension

WATCH: Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion blasts three homers, extends hit streak

WATCH: Usain Bolt does LeBron stomp dance after relay win

WATCH: Vick's first pass as a Steeler is a 63-yard bomb

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

WATCH: Montana's Ben Roberts makes amazing TD catch

Report: Robert Griffin III doesn’t believe he ever had a concussion

Arkansas punter arrested after found urinating on a light pole

Rex Ryan names all four QBs as Buffalo Bills captains in Week 3

Trent Williams signs $66 million contract extension

WATCH: Kenny Chesney joins 'Free Tom Brady' movement

College Football News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Fantasy football round-by-round draft strategy

Ronda Rousey's Carl’s Jr. ad

The WWE Divas Revolution is getting ugly

The NFL’s season kickoff isn’t going as planned, but plans don’t matter in the NFL

The Opening Drive: What happened to all the great Michigan tailbacks?

The 1980s Lakers represent the NBA’s ultimate creation story

The Orioles’ frustrating season

Five greatest NBA players of all-time

Finding signs of life for the Red Sox

10 NFL players set for down seasons in 2015

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker