- Leonard Fournette – LSU
Pros: Strong runner, Breakaway speed, Good vision, “It Factor”
Cons: Struggles with ankle injuries, has maturity issues
Overview: A elite level Running Back who has the ability to be the greatest to ever step on the field. Hopefully injuries don’t rattle his ability.
2. Christian McCaffrey – Stanford
Pros: Breakaway speed, Great vision, Good pass catcher
Cons: Small frame
Overview: A great Running Back who has the ability to dominate the game not only by running, but also pass catching and kick returning.
3. Dalvin Cook – FSU
Pros: Strong Runner, Breakaway speed, Good pass blocker
Cons: Nagging shoulder injuries, multiple off field incidents
Overview: A very effective Running Back who has the ability to be a three down back in the NFL.
4. Joe Mixon – Oklahoma
Pros: Patient runner, Good pass catcher, Great speed
Cons: Major off the field issues
Overview: A great player on the field, a questionable man off the field. Hopefully Joe has learned from his mistakes and will get a opportunity.
5. Alvin Kamara – Tennessee
Pros: Great speed, Prototype size, Good pass catcher
Cons: Poor field vision, Blocking could improve
Overview: A good Running Back at the next level, not reliable for three downs. Can change the game with his speed on any given play.