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Bama's Eddie Lacy on the cover of latest Sports Illustrated issue

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If you pick up a copy of Sports Illustrated on Thursday, you'll recognize Alabama running back Eddie Lacy on the cover.

Lacy was named most outstanding offensive player in Monday night's championship game.   This is the second time he's made the cover this season.  The first time was when Alabama beat Georgia in the SEC Championship game.

For those who keep count, this is the 23rd time Crimson Tide football has appeared on the cover, which includes 12 covers in the past four seasons.

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