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Jeopardy! jabs Notre Dame over BCS title game loss to Alabama

Prior to the 2013 BCS Championship Game that saw Manti Te’o and Notre Dame face off against A.J. McCarron, Eddie Lacy, and Alabama, many felt the game wouldn’t be much of a contest. And they were right. The Crimson Tide rolled over the Fighting Irish, putting up over 500 yards of offense on the way […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Draft Pick Clinton-Dix on Relationship with Eddie Lacy: “We’re pretty close”

When the Packers drafted Alabama S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Thursday night, you gotta imagine that he and Sophomore RB Eddie Lacy were thinking the same thing. The duo, who won two national championships during their two seasons (2011-2012) together with the Crimson Tide, are known to have had a solid relationship during their college days, something Clinton-Dix confirmed during a recent...
Via The Packers Guru
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama is moon-walking off injuries

Forget training for work in space at NASA, just become a member of the Alabama Crimson Tide football team. Why do I say that? Because the team as an anti-gravity treadmill in their training room: Seriously, y'all. An anti-gravity treadmill. Used to rehab Eddie Lacy and Barrett Jones. Who needs PEDs? pic.twitter.com/cbj1O1ZuwB — Aaron Suttles (@AaronSuttles) August 1, 2013 Wondering...
Via The Victory Formation
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Eddie Lacy Fat? Evidence Inconclusive, Experts Say

The behemoth you see before you isn’t a defensive lineman converted into a fullback, a strategy the 49ers and Eagles have employed. Nope, this is Eddie Lacy, star running back of the Alabama Crimson Tide and Offensive MVP of their 2013 BCS National Championship team. Lacy, a traditional power back, ran for over 1,300 yards and 17 touchdowns as a part of Alabama’s unstoppable...
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Rookie Report: Packers RB Eddie Lacy

The Green Bay Packers entered the 2013 NFL Draft with a glaring need at the running back position.After all, in 2012, the Packers' leading rusher was Alex Green, a third-round pick in 2011, who gained just 464 yards and averaged 3.4 yards per carry.The Packers' running back situation was so unstable that Green was the only back to carry the ball over 100 times and of all...
Via Football Nation
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Lacy, Packers reach deal on rookie contract

Eddie Lacy, expected to help transform Green Bay's backfield next season, has reached a deal on a rookie contract. The deal was officially announced by Packers general manager Ted Thompson.Terms of the pact were not disclosed. Lacy, a 5-foot-11, 230-pound running back out of Alabama, was drafted by the Packers in the second round (No. 61 overall) in April's NFL draft. He...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Eddie Lacy’s Toe Should Be Fine According to Alabama Team Doctor

The Green Bay Packers surprised many pundits and fans this year in the 2013 NFL Draft, when the team selected not one but two running backs within the first four rounds of the draft. The first of those running backs selected was former Alabama runner Eddie Lacy, who was projected by many to be a first-round pick but fell to Green Bay late in round two (no. 61 overall) thanks in large...
Via PPR Fantasy Football
May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: 3 Reasons Eddie Lacy Will Be a Bust in Green Bay

There is no doubt that Eddie Lacy possesses the size and physicality to punish NFL defenders, but can he carry this load at the next level? Lacy will need to prove that he’s an “every-down” back that can turn into a star in the NFL for a long time.The Green Bay Packers selected the former Alabama Crimson Tide running back with the 61st overall pick in the second round of the...
Via Football Nation
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Many Steelers Fans Will Forever Measure Le’Veon Bell Against Eddie Lacy

On the second day of the 2013 NFL draft the Pittsburgh Steelers were in search of a running back and with their second round pick, the 48th overall, they chose to bypass Alabama running back Eddie Lacy, who many considered to be the best in this years' class, to select Michigan State running back Le'Veon Bell instead. Once the selection was made, a good portion of the Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers take Alabama’s Eddie Lacy in round 2

Eddie Lacy of the Alabama Crimson Tide ended up a 2nd round NFL Draft pick, and the fourth running back taken. As there’s no stud running back in this class. I thought Eddie Lacy would be first. Montee Ball was the third running back taken in the Draft behind North Carolina’s Giovani Bernard (Cincinnati – 37th overall) and Michigan State’s Le’veon Bell (Pittsburgh – 48th...
Via The Sports Bank
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Patience pays off for Lacy, Mathieu, other SEC stars

The phrase good things come to those who wait was paraphrased from the Book of Lamentations by the advertising agency BBDO to sell Heinz ketchup in the 1980s and Guinness beer in the mid-1990s. It most certainly was not written or spoken or even considered as a passing thought by anyone in the 2013 NFL Draft.For the fans on the floor of Radio City Music Hall on Friday night for the...
Via Fox Sports South
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Patience pays off for Lacy, Mathieu, other SEC stars

The phrase good things come to those who wait was paraphrased from the Book of Lamentations by the advertising agency BBDO to sell Heinz ketchup in the 1980s and Guinness beer in the mid-1990s. It most certainly was not written or spoken or even considered as a passing thought by anyone in the 2013 NFL Draft.For the fans on the floor of Radio City Music Hall on Friday night for the...
Via Fox Sports South
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Lacy’s Fall is Packers’ Gain

No running back during Ted Thompson’s tenure in Green Bay has been selected higher than Alabama’s Eddie Lacy. But Lacy’s fall in the draft is the big story. Read what Thompson, the Packers’ director of college scouting and a former NFL general manager said about Lacy on Friday night.
Via gnb.scout.com
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

What Scouts Said About Eddie Lacy

Senior Bowl executive director Phil Savage says the Packers and Alabama running back Eddie Lacy should be a "good marriage." Plus, views on his running style, pass catching and protection skills.
Via gnb.scout.com
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Select Eddie Lacy in the 2nd Round

2.29 Green Bay Packers Eddie Lacy, RB, Alabama (5-11, 231) Eddie Lacy was selected by the Green Bay Packers with the 29th pick of the 2nd round in the 2013 NFL Draft. Many people believed the Packers were going to pull the trigger on Lacy with their first round pick but for them to get him at the end of the 2nd is a huge value. Lacy is a big physical back who likes to pound it between...
Via FF Locker Room
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers draft Lacy to fill long-standing hole in backfield

GREEN BAY, Wis. The Packers' running game got the huge boost it needed in the second round of the NFL Draft. After trading back six spots to No. 61, Green Bay selected Alabama running back Eddie Lacy. He was considered the top running back in this year's class by many draft experts, but he continued to slide down the board before the Packers finally took him. Lacy, at 5...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers draft Lacy to fill long-standing hole in backfield

GREEN BAY, Wis. The Packers' running game got the huge boost it needed in the second round of the NFL Draft. After trading back six spots to No. 61, Green Bay selected Alabama running back Eddie Lacy. He was considered the top running back in this year's class by many draft experts, but he continued to slide down the board before the Packers finally took him. Lacy, at 5...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Eddie Lacy: Packers running back

After trading out of the 55th pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, swapping places with the 49ers at number 61 and getting an extra pick in the sixth round (#173), and seeing a first round pick in the form of Alabama running back Eddie Lacy still on the board, the Green Bay Packers had to take him. It was too much a value pick, not to mention need.As former Colts GM Bill Polian said after...
Via Packer Fans United
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Eddie Lacy expected to taken early in the second round

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network believes Alabama running back Eddie Lacy will be taken early in the second round of tonight’s draft. Alabama’s Eddie Lacy is likely to be chosen in the first six or seven picks of Round 2. Rapoport noted that the Arizona Cardinals at No. 38 “really like” Lacy for his power and slashing ability, but the Cardinals might have competition...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

First RB taken in NFL Draft: Alabama’s Eddie Lacy?

Eddie Lacy of the Alabama Crimson Tide could be a 2nd or 3rd round NFL Draft pick, and may be the first running back selected. As there’s no stud running back in this class. Eddie Lacy finished the ’12 season with 1,322 yards and 17 touchdowns. The 17 rushing touchdowns are tied for the third most in single season Crimson Tide history. He averaged 6.5 yards per carry and 94.4...
Via The Sports Bank
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Draft 2013: Alabama’s Eddie Lacy Highlights Pool of Talent Still Available

The first round of the 2013 NFL Draft has come and gone. If there is anything we’ve learned about this draft it’s that it is shaping up to be much deeper than many realized. There are still a solid number of big names and elite players who will likely be NFL starters when the season begins. Let’s take a look at a few top-tier players still on the board heading into the second...
Via Know It All Football
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Final 2013 NFL mock draft

The NFL draft is upon us and the prediction business for this one has been as difficult as it has ever been. Our Top 10 of our NFL mock draft has undergone a huge shift for a variety of different reasons.  Luke Joeckel is now predicted to go number one to the Chiefs. What did not change is the idea that the Jaguars are hungry enough for a quarterback that they will take Geno...
Via Players View
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers have needs; is Alabama RB Lacy the pick?

Still among the NFL's elite, the Green Bay Packers have more positions than usual that could use an upgrade in the draft. Perhaps they'll even buck tradition by taking a running back in the first round. Alabama's Eddie Lacy is the only RB prospect projected to be worth Green Bay's first selection, the 26th overall pick, but he's a good one. The powerful Lacy...
Via AP on Fox
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama Running Back Eddie Lacy Says He’s “The Complete Package”

Eddie Lacy entered the pre-draft workout phase as the consensus #1 running back available in the NFL Draft. Lacy is still the top running back, but has face some criticism for being out of shape during his workout, when he was already unable to workout during the combine and Alabama’s pro day. Lacy tho attributes that to injuries that caused him to not be in his best shape.  He...
Via Thacover2
April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama RB Eddie Lacy Says He’s “The Complete Package”

Eddie Lacy entered the pre-draft workout phase as the consensus #1 running back available in the NFL Draft. Lacy is still the top running back, but has face some criticism for being out of shape during his workout, when he was already unable to workout during the combine and Alabama’s pro day. Lacy tho attributes that to injuries that caused him to not be in his best shape.  He...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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