Alabama has won three of the last four national titles, and might add another this season. But some major work needs to be done filling holes on the offensive line first.
Waiting patiently for his turn, then through lower-body injuries, Eddie Lacy is finally leading the Alabama ground attack.
Alabama's top-tier recruiting classes of late are giving the Crimson Tide some much-needed depth in its title-defense season.
Look no further than Alabama's offensive line to learn why the Crimson Tide were so dominant against the Michigan Wolverines: Blocking created 171 yards untouched out of 234 yards rushing.
The Tide have plenty of well-known names entering 2012, but there are a handful who have untapped potential.
After struggling in the midseason loss to LSU, Alabama's special teams transformed from a weakness to a strength in time for the rematch in January.