After Alabama's running game lost Jalston Fowler and Dee Hart to knee injuries, Eddie Lacy and T.J. Yeldon knew they'd have become a productive tandem in the Tide's backfield. And they have, both having rushed for over 500 yards seven games into the season.
After having what's believed to be PCL surgery last week, Alabama running back/fullback/H-back Jalston Fowler is doing "fine" and will make a "full recovery," per head coach Nick Saban
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama running back Jalston Fowler is expected to miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.
Coach Nick Saban said Monday Fowler will undergo surgery on his left knee. He didn't elaborate on the nature of the injury.
Fowler is second on the top-ranked Crimson Tide with 85 yards on 11 carries. He was injured in the Western Kentucky game last Saturday...
Alabama's Jalston Fowler isn't trying to be the next Trent Richardson or Mark Ingram.
He'd rather follow in the heavy footsteps of big NFL running backs such as Jerome Bettis, LeGarrette Blount and Brandon Jacobs.
''I try to mirror my game after them,'' Fowler said.
The 6-foot-1, 246-pound Fowler - nicknamed ''Nudie'' since childhood...
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April 13, 2012