Earlier in the summer, there was a battle between two SEC schools as to which one could call themselves “DBU” for their tendencies to produce great secondary talent. While LSU and Florida continue to battle for that title, another conference members is going for the title of being the best at another position.
Of late, the Alabama Crimson Tide have produced some of the best running backs yearly. The school has won two Heisman Trophy awards over the last seven seasons … both won by running backs (Mark Ingram and Derrick Henry).
With that, the school took to Instagram and made their case for being called “Running Back U”, noting the six players at the position who have been showcased on Sports Illustrated covers: