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Eddie Lacy

Running back | Alabama

Notre Dame's defenders learned what Alabama's other opponents already knew about Lacy: You're not going to arm-tackle him. Lacy, a 220-pound junior from Geismar, La., ran 20 times for 140 yards with one touchdown in the No. 2 Crimson Tide's 42-14 rout of the No. 1 Fighting Irish in Monday night's Discover BCS National Championship at Sun Life Stadium. Lacy also caught two passes for 17 yards with one touchdown, helping Alabama become the first consensus back-to-back national champion since Nebraska in 1994 and '95.