With the 2012 BCS title now sealed tightly within the walls of the overflowing Alabama trophy case, thoughts turn to the 2013 season.
The seniors are gone, as are the trio of juniors who elected to leave school early. Among the departed is feature running back Eddie Lacy.
This leaves a huge void at the position, but the Tide are loaded with talent and the competition for playing time among the ball-carriers is expected to be a fierce battle.
While the coaching staff focuses on putting the finishing touches on what is likely to be another top-five recruiting class, let's take a little time to speculate what the running back depth chart might look like going into the 2013 season.