Preseason power rankings: Running backs

1. Mark Ingram, Alabama (5-10/215, Jr.)
BUZZ: The reigning Heisman winner, Ingram went from solid backup in ’08 to bona-fide star in ’09. He ran for 1,658 yards and 17 TDs and averaged 6.1 yards per carry. He had at least one run of 20 yards in nine games and at least one of 30 in six games. He had nine 100-yard games and scored at least twice in eight games.