TideNation links: Lacy's backfield

Alex Scarborough writes: Waiting patiently for his turn, then working through nagging injuries, Eddie Lacy is finally leading the Alabama ground attack, pain or no pain.

ScarboroughInsider: Missouri defender Sheldon Richardson, who made headlines for calling the Georgia Bulldogs’ style “old man football,” has paid quite the toll for the early-season comment, but that doesn’t mean Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron is going to dismiss the Tigers’ defense this weekend.

Greg Ostendorf writesInsider: ESPN watch list offensive lineman Andy Bauer is a Missouri commitment, but dozens of schools are still offering the 2014 prospect, who has an eye on Alabama.