2013 RB Jones can continue Tide trend 

February, 27, 2012
No school has been able to produce running backs like the University of Alabama since the arrival of Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban.

It started with Glen Coffee, a relative unknown rusher from the state of Florida, who became an All-SEC player for UA in 2008 and went on to be drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round where he enjoyed a brief but successful NFL career.

Next, and most notable, was Mark Ingram, a late addition to the Tide’s 2008 recruiting class from Michigan. As a sophomore, Ingram won the school’s first Heisman Trophy after rushing for a school-record 1,542 yards and scoring 18 touchdowns. He was drafted in the first round last year by the New Orleans Saints.

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