TJ Yeldon – Possible Heisman Candidate?
Last season, T.J. Yeldon was a freshman running back for Alabama, but he didn’t play like a freshman on the field… he played like a senior. Yeldon astonished us with his field vision, how light he was on his feet, his agility, and his size. This season, being a sophomore, he is one of my three picks to end up on the Heisman candidate list. A.J. McCarron, T.J.Yeldon, and C.J. Moseley are three Alabama players who could possibly bring the Heisman trophy back to Tuscaloosa this year.
What’s so special about T.J. Yeldon?
Last season, Yeldon was a back-up running back to the famous Eddie Lacy who was drafted to the NFL by the Green Bay Packers. Although he was a backup to Lacy, Yeldon had many key runs that helped Alabama win its second straight national title. Eddie Lacy, Trent Richardson, and 2009 Heisman Trophy winner Mark Ingram, were all known as brick walls. All were muscular and quick and could juke and spin away from a