Mark Ingram: Junior – Running Back - The junior running back did not have as good of a season as his Heisman Trophy season of a year ago as injuries slowed him early in the season. However, with a month to become completely healthy, Ingram is poised to have a big game and would like nothing more than to do it against Michigan State.
Dual threat as he can also catch the ball out of the backfield and the Spartans must contain him from making the big play. Could be his last college game as some feel he's ready to make the jump to the NFL.
Trent Richardson: Sophomore – Running Back - Some have said Richardson is a better back than Ingram, looking at the stat sheet the Tide second back averages almost a yard per carry more than his running mate. Like Ingram, capable of catching the ball out of the backfield.
Julio Jones: Junior – Wide Receiver - One of the best wide receivers in the country will be a huge test for the Michigan State defensive backs as Jones has the size, speed, and physical strength to go against any corner or safety and come out on top. Like Ingram, Jones could be playing in his final game at Alabama.
Greg McElroy: Senior – Quarterback - The Tide quarterback has taken his knocks but continues to post some outstanding numbers. Hitting on seventy percent of his passes, McElroy is efficient and capable of putting a team on his shoulders and win. If the Spartans can apply pressure and force him out of the pocket, they will have a better chance of winning the game.