2013 RB Jones can continue Tide trend 

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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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