Running Backs Justice Haynes and Richard Young
The next two players will be lumped in together as I expect them to get equal opportunity on Saturday. The duo of freshmen Running Backs Justice Haynes and Richard Young have a ton of potential for the rest of this season and going into next season as both Jase McClellan and Roydell Williams are seniors. As the season continues to grind on the hits have piled up on starters Jase McClellan and Roydell Williams and it would be wise to give them a lighter workload before the Auburn and Georgia games.
The duo of four-star running backs came to Alabama with the hope of one day becoming a lethal 1-2 punch that could lead the Crimson Tide to National Titles. While that goal won’t happen this season as their time is yet to come, they can certainly help down this stretch of uber-important games.
Early on in this weekend’s game, I’d expect Williams and McClellan to split carries as usual but, once this game starts to go the Tide’s way for Haynes and Young to join the rotation. The two highly talented freshman have shown their ability a few times this season with both getting touches in this past weekend’s Kentucky game. The duo along with Jam Miller will likely be the trio for the Alabama Football team in the years to come and we should see the younger duo continue to gain experience this weekend.