No. 1 Trent Richardson


Trent Richardson
Trent Richardson

Alabama running back Trent Richardson (3) breaks for a 65-yard run leaving Tennessee in his tracks in the third quarter of game on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, in Knoxville, Tenn. (The Associated Press)

Published: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, July 18, 2011 at 11:33 p.m.

NO. 1 TRENT RICHARDSON

Alabama running back

Why he's No. 1: Richardson has rushed for 1,451 yards and 14 touchdowns as Mark Ingram's back-up. He finally will get a chance to be the featured back and the weight room freak is chomping at the bit to cut loose.

Key number: 144, the number of yards Richardson gained in a game last year against Penn State when he was given the ball 22 times.

Fun fact: Richardson has been projected as the No. 12 pick in next year's NFL Draft by ESPN's Todd McShay.

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