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Raiders still seeking to identify backup running back

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) With a starting running back that hasn't had more than 100 carries in a season since entering the NFL, the Oakland Raiders know they will likely have to count on some of their backups to generate a consistent running game this season. The race to be Latavius Murray's backup remains wide open heading into the third exhibition game Sunday against Arizona, with...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Trent Richardson Still Can’t Find Open Running Lanes

Trent Richardson was straight up dominant while with the Alabama Crimson Tide. It was funny because Mark Ingram had done extremely well before him, but the consensus was that Richardson was far better when given a full workload. And to be fair, Richardson did live up to expectations while playing for Nick Saban in Tuscaloosa, AL. But as soon as Richardson entered the NFL with the...
Via Gamedayr
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Walk-on RB Derrick Gore turning heads at Alabama camp

The Alabama Crimson Tide are known for producing some of the most successful running backs in college football. Usually, these guys go on to have good NFL careers. Mark Ingram, who was the last running back to win the Heisman Trophy in 2009, Eddie Lacy, and Trent Richardson have already established themselves in the NFL with TJ Yeldon getting drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban gave Trent Richardson a pep talk before Raiders camp

Nick Saban whipped Trent Richardson into shape for a few years at Alabama.So it's no surprise who the running back turned to before his first Raiders season."Anytime I see coach Saban, he always gives me a good talking to -- life lessons, what I need to do, what I need to know, just getting my agendas updated," Richardson told AL.com. "He always tells me, 'Keep all the clutter out...
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Trent Richardson: The Forgotten Man on the Oakland Raiders

NASHVILLE, TN – DECEMBER 28: Trent Richardson #34 of the Indianapolis Colts signs autographs after the game against the Tennessee Titans at LP Field on December 28, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Mandatory Credit: Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) Take a look at the Oakland Raiders depth chart heading into training camp and you’ll find Trent Richardson, but maybe not where you’d...
Via The Sports Journal
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Trent Richardson signs with the Oakland Raiders

After missing out on DeMarco Murray, the Oakland Raiders once again go with the perceivable scraps of the NFL. According to CSN Bay Area, the Raiders will sign former Browns and Colts running back Trent Richardson which perhaps could be the former Crimson Tide standout’s final shot at an NFL career. In 15 games last season […]
Via The Majors National
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Buy Trent Richardson’s 2011 ESPN Player of the Week Trophy—$2,995 (OBO)

If you’re an Alabama fan who doesn’t really care about how former players perform in the NFL, then we have the perfect piece of memorabilia for you. Currently up for auction on eBay is Trent Richardson’s 2011 ESPN All-American Player of the Week trophy, which was awarded on Nov. 26, 2011. Every die hard Bama probably remembers this date fondly as they crushed Auburn in the...
Via Busted Coverage
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Gators Hire Jim McElwain as New Head Coach

This post was first published on InAllKindsofWeather.com. Follow them on Twitter at: InAllKindsofWeather. Snap your fingers and cue the champagne. Jeremy Foley has found his new man, and a journeyman from Montana has found his new home. The Florida Gators have officially hired former Colorado State head coach Jim McElwain to replace the overwhelmingly disappointing Will Muschamp...
Via Standing O Sports
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

The Iron Bowl that launched Saban's Alabama dynasty, 5 years later

Ask some of Alabama's most prominent football alums what they believe to be the moment that launched Nick Saban's dynasty, and you're bound to get a few different answers.  Quarterback Greg McElroy mentioned the 2007 Independence Bowl; in Saban's first year, the team used 15 practices before the game to beat up on each other, before beating up on Colorado. The win bled into the...
Via Fox Sports
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Hart runs with 2nd chance for No. 22 Colorado St.

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Tailback Dee Hart bursting through big holes on a 9-1 team ranked in the Top 25 isn't all that surprising. That he's doing so wearing the green of Colorado State and not the crimson of Alabama, well, that was rather unanticipated. A few years ago, Hart envisioned being the next big thing in the `Bama backfield, following in the footsteps of Mark Ingram...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

“Three-Year Rule”: Trent Richardson Is Not Who We Thought He Was, and May Not Be a Starter for Long

Despite running back value depreciating and picking just one spot below, the Cleveland Browns opted to trade three draft picks in 2012 to secure Trent Richardson. Just a year later, after a near 1000-yard rushing season, the Browns’ new management flipped him to the Colts for a first-round pick. After a promising start to his career, Trent Richardson has become the epitome of why...
Via Bloguin Best
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

“Three-Year Rule”: Trent Richardson Is Not Who We Thought He Was, and May Not Be a Starter for Long

Despite running back value depreciating and picking just one spot below, the Cleveland Browns opted to trade three draft picks in 2012 to secure Trent Richardson. Just a year later, after a near 1000-yard rushing season, the Browns’ new management flipped him to the Colts for a first-round pick. After a promising start to his career, Trent Richardson has become the epitome of why...
Via This Given Sunday
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Lane Kiffin Says Alabama’s Running Back Trio “Probably” More Talented Than Any In The Entire NFL

It’s no secret that during the Nick Saban era in Tuscaloosa, Alabama has had one of the best rushing attacks in the country, year after year. The Crimson Tide have sent three running backs (Mark Ingram, Trent Richardson, Eddie Lacy) to the league in the past four NFL drafts and it certainly would shock nobody if more were on the horizon. But new offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin...
Via College Spun
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football March Madness: 2000 Oklahoma vs. 2011 Alabama

As we continue on our march to determine the ultimate BCS championship team we now look at our next matchup in the BCS championship bracket. The third game of the sweet 16 is a battle between the 2000 Oklahoma Sooners and 2011 Alabama Crimson Tide. The winner of this matchup will go on to face the winner of our next game between the 2001 Miami Hurricanes and 2010 Auburn Tigers in...
Via Football Nation
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Trent Richardson Trade Will Haunt Indianapolis Colts For Years

One of the boldest moves of the 2013 season was the decision by the Indianapolis Colts to trade their first round pick for 2014 to the Cleveland Browns, in exchange for running back Trent Richardson. Richardson had been selected with the third overall pick just a year previously, so it was a surprising move to even be suggested. Not so much for the Browns, whose new management team...
Via Football Nation
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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