2022 NFL Draft Prospects: Running Back



The top 2022 Running Back prospects available for the 2022 NFL Draft. * - denotes 2022 prospect. ** - denotes 2025 prospect.

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2021 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P

2022 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P

2023 NFL Draft Position Rankings:
QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | G | C | DE | DT | NT | 3-4 OLB | 3-4 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | K | P

Previous Seasons

  • '20 - D'Andre Swift, Georgia
  • '19 - Josh Jacobs, Alabama
1. Alabama image Brian Robinson Jr., RB, Alabama
Height: 6-1. Weight: 228.
Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
Projected Round (2022): 2-3.
View Ranking History

12/4/21: Robinson is having a good season, showing some natural running ability alongside size, quickness, toughness, and an ability to pick up yards after contact. Some scouts have compared Robinson to former North Carolina running back Javonte Williams, a 2021 second-round pick by the Denver Broncos. Like Williams, Robinson is big, strong, and a downhill runner. Those sources say Robinson has more wiggle and elusiveness then Williams. Some teams have Robinson as their top-graded draft-eligible running back with a second-round grade.

7/3/21: Robinson has been a steady backup at Alabama over the past few seasons while being buried on the depth chart behind the likes of Najee Harris and Damien Harris. If Robinson is the the three down starter in 2021, he could be a riser.


Career Rushing Stats

Season Team Games Att. Yds Yds/Rush TDs Yds/Game Rush Long
2017 Alabama 11 24 165 6.88 2 15 61
2018 Alabama 15 63 272 4.32 2 18.13 91
2019 Alabama 13 96 441 4.59 5 33.92 173

Rushing Statistics Game Log

Date Opponent Result Att. Yds Yds/Rush TDs Rush Long
9/4/2021 Miami (FL)
@ Atlanta, Georgia
W 44 - 13 12 60 5 0 19
9/11/2021 Mercer W 48 - 14 10 70 7 1 14
9/18/2021 @ Florida W 31 - 29 15 78 5.2 1 23
9/25/2021 Southern Miss. W 63 - 14 0 0 0 0
10/2/2021 Ole Miss W 42 - 21 36 171 4.75 4 21
10/9/2021 @ Texas A&M L 38 - 41 24 147 6.12 0 24
10/16/2021 @ Mississippi St. W 49 - 9 19 73 3.84 2 11
10/23/2021 Tennessee W 52 - 24 26 107 4.12 3 15
11/6/2021 LSU W 20 - 14 13 18 1.38 1 5
11/13/2021 New Mexico St. W 59 - 3 9 99 11 2 63
11/20/2021 Arkansas W 42 - 35 27 122 4.52 0 15
11/27/2021 @ Auburn W 24 - 22 (4OT) 16 71 4.44 0 37
12/4/2021 Georgia
@ Atlanta, GA
W 41 - 24 16 55 3.44 0 15
12/31/2021 Cincinnati 27 - 6 26 204 7.85 0 23
1/10/2022 @ Georgia - 0 0 0 0


Career Receiving Stats

Season Team Games Rec. Rec./Game Yds Yds/Rec. TDs Rec Yds /Game
2017 Alabama 11 0
2018 Alabama 15 0
2019 Alabama 13 11 124 1 11.27 9.54
2020 Alabama 13 6 26 4.33 2
2021 Alabama 12 31 268 3 8.65 2 22.33




Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin
  • '19 - Miles Sanders, Penn State
2. Texas A&M image Isaiah Spiller*, RB, Texas A&M
Height: 6-1. Weight: 225.
Projected 40 Time: 4.52.
Projected Round (2022): 2-3.
View Ranking History

12/4/21: Spiller has been held back in 2021 by inconsistent quarterback play, plus defenses have been stacking the box to dare the Aggies quarterback to beat them through the air. Spiller's tapes as a receiver against Colorado and Alabama were impressive and will help him with pro evaluators. Some team sources have compared Spiller to former Texans back Arian Foster. Some area scouts have concerns about Spiller's speed, but he is a well-rounded back who some teams are grading on Day 2 of the 2022 NFL Draft.

7/3/21: Spiller ran hard for the Aggies as as an underclassman. In 2020, Spiller averaged 5.6 yards per carry for 1,036 yards with nine touchdowns. He also had 16 catches for 174 yards. Spiller averaged 5.4 yards per carry in 2019 for 946 yards with 10 touchdowns. That season, he caught 29 passes for 203 yards. The 6-foot-1, 225-pound Spiller is put together well with a nice combination of size and quickness.


Career Rushing Stats

Season Team Games Att. Yds Yds/Rush TDs Yds/Game Rush Long
2019 Texas A&M 13 174 946 5.44 10 72.77 332

Rushing Statistics Game Log

Date Opponent Result Att. Yds Yds/Rush TDs Rush Long
9/4/2021 Kent St. W 41 - 10 17 113 6.65 0 19
9/11/2021 Colorado
@ Denver, CO
W 10 - 7 8 20 2.5 0 6
9/18/2021 New Mexico W 34 - 0 15 117 7.8 1 46
9/25/2021 Arkansas
@ Arlington , TX
L 10 - 20 12 95 7.92 1 67
10/2/2021 Mississippi St. L 22 - 26 16 100 6.25 0 44
10/9/2021 Alabama W 41 - 38 17 46 2.71 1 16
10/16/2021 @ Missouri W 35 - 14 20 168 8.4 1 48
10/23/2021 South Carolina W 44 - 14 18 102 5.67 1 21
11/6/2021 Auburn W 20 - 3 21 112 5.33 0 23
11/13/2021 @ Ole Miss L 19 - 29 15 41 2.73 0 9
11/20/2021 Prairie View W 52 - 3 9 70 7.78 1 24
11/27/2021 @ LSU L 24 - 27 11 27 2.45 0 9


Career Receiving Stats

Season Team Games Rec. Rec./Game Yds Yds/Rec. TDs Rec Yds /Game
2019 Texas A&M 13 29 203 2 7 15.62
2020 Texas A&M 10 20 193 2 9.65 19.3
2021 Texas A&M 12 25 189 2 7.56 1 15.75


Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Clyde Edwards-Helaire, LSU
  • '19 - Darrell Henderson, Memphis
3. Georgia image Zamir White**, RB, Georgia
Height: 6-0. Weight: 215.
Projected 40 Time: 4.56.
Projected Round (2022): 2-3.
View Ranking History

12/4/21: White has split carries in the typically crowded Georgia backfield, but White has impressed in his opportunities. Teams sources say they are grading him on Day 2 and think he could be a starter in the NFL.

7/3/21: White ran well in 2020 as the lead back for Georgia. He showed speed, instincts and physicality. White flashed ability as a freshman, running hard on 78 carries.


Career Rushing Stats

Season Team Games Att. Yds Yds/Rush TDs Yds/Game Rush Long
2019 Georgia 13 78 408 5.23 3 31.38 141

Rushing Statistics Game Log

Date Opponent Result Att. Yds Yds/Rush TDs Rush Long
9/4/2021 Clemson
@ Charlotte, NC
W 10 - 3 13 74 5.69 0 22
9/11/2021 UAB W 56 - 7 7 34 4.86 0 13
9/18/2021 South Carolina W 40 - 13 8 51 6.38 1 15
9/25/2021 @ Vanderbilt W 59 - 0 9 48 5.33 1 11
10/2/2021 Arkansas W 37 - 0 16 68 4.25 2 15
10/9/2021 @ Auburn W 34 - 10 18 79 4.39 2 12
10/16/2021 Kentucky W 30 - 13 12 46 3.83 1 24
10/30/2021 Florida
@ Jacksonville, FL
W 34 - 7 14 105 7.5 1 42
11/6/2021 Missouri W 43 - 6 9 14 1.56 1 13
11/13/2021 @ Tennessee W 41 - 17 12 55 4.58 0 14
11/20/2021 Charleston So. W 56 - 7 4 83 20.75 1 40
11/27/2021 @ Georgia Tech W 45 - 0 6 34 5.67 0 8
12/4/2021 Alabama
@ Atlanta, GA
L 24 - 41 7 27 3.86 0 9
12/31/2021 Michigan 34 - 11 12 54 4.5 0 10
1/10/2022 @ Alabama - 0 0 0 0


Career Receiving Stats

Season Team Games Rec. Rec./Game Yds Yds/Rec. TDs Rec Yds /Game
2019 Georgia 13 2 20 10 1.54
2020 Georgia 10 6 37 1 6.17 3.7
2021 Georgia 13 7 65 1 9.29 5


Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Cam Akers, Florida State
  • '19 - Damien Harris, Alabama
4. Michigan State image Kenneth Walker III, RB/WR, Michigan State
Height: 5-10. Weight: 210.
Projected 40 Time: 4.5.
Projected Round (2022): 2-4.
View Ranking History

12/4/21: Walker has been on fire in 2021, putting up big numbers and carrying Michigan State to an undefeated record entering November. He hasn't had the opportunity to show more receiving ability, because the Spartans don't feature their running backs in the passing game.

Walker has a strong build to run hard between the tackles and pick up yards after contact. Team sources say Walker is a well-rounded runner, is tough, and knows how to tote the ball, but they feel he lacks a dominant trait for the NFL. They feel he could be a really good starter in the right scheme with talent around him.


Career Rushing Stats

Season Team Games Att. Yds Yds/Rush TDs Yds/Game Rush Long
2019 Wake Forest 13 98 579 5.91 4 44.54 233

Rushing Statistics Game Log

Date Opponent Result Att. Yds Yds/Rush TDs Rush Long
9/3/2021 @ Northwestern W 38 - 21 23 264 11.48 4 75
9/11/2021 Youngstown St. W 42 - 14 7 57 8.14 1 24
9/18/2021 @ Miami (FL) W 38 - 17 27 172 6.37 0 26
9/25/2021 Nebraska W 23 - 20 (1OT) 19 61 3.21 0 23
10/2/2021 Western Ky. W 48 - 31 24 126 5.25 3 15
10/9/2021 @ Rutgers W 31 - 13 29 233 8.03 1 94
10/16/2021 @ Indiana W 20 - 15 23 84 3.65 0 13
10/30/2021 Michigan W 37 - 33 23 197 8.57 5 58
11/6/2021 @ Purdue L 29 - 40 22 136 6.18 1 33
11/13/2021 Maryland W 40 - 21 30 143 4.77 2 36
11/20/2021 @ Ohio St. L 7 - 56 6 25 4.17 0 15
11/27/2021 Penn St. W 30 - 27 30 138 4.6 1 35
12/30/2021 Pittsburgh
@ Atlanta, Georgia
W 31 - 21 0 0 0 0


Career Receiving Stats

Season Team Games Rec. Rec./Game Yds Yds/Rec. TDs Rec Yds /Game
2019 Wake Forest 13 3 17 5.67 1.31
2020 Wake Forest 8 3 30 10 3.75
2021 Michigan St. 12 13 89 1 6.85 1 7.42




Previous Seasons

  • '20 - J.K. Dobbins, Ohio State
  • '19 - Mike Weber, Ohio State
5. Iowa State image Breece Hall*, RB, Iowa State
Height: 6-1. Weight: 220.
Projected 40 Time: 4.53.
Projected Round (2022): 2-4.
View Ranking History

12/4/21: Hall is a physical runner who has been a huge point producer for Iowa State this year. To put a cap on the regular season, Hall torched TCU to the tune of 242 yards and three touchdowns on only 18 carries. This year, Hall has averaged 5.8 yards per carry for 1,472 yards and 20 touchdowns. On top of being a tough runner, Hall has been a productive receiver out of the backfield as well with 36 catches for 302 yards with three scores. Hall was impressive in 2020 as well, averaging 5.6 yards per carry for 1,572 yards with 21 touchdowns. That season, he had 23 catches for 180 yards and two scores. Hall has impressed team sources, and they think he could provide some nice value as a mid-round pick.


Career Rushing Stats

Season Team Games Att. Yds Yds/Rush TDs Yds/Game Rush Long
2019 Iowa St. 12 186 897 4.82 9 74.75 235

Rushing Statistics Game Log

Date Opponent Result Att. Yds Yds/Rush TDs Rush Long
9/4/2021 UNI W 16 - 10 23 69 3 1 12
9/11/2021 Iowa L 17 - 27 16 69 4.31 1 16
9/18/2021 @ UNLV W 48 - 3 21 100 4.76 2 24
9/25/2021 @ Baylor L 29 - 31 27 190 7.04 2 42
10/2/2021 Kansas W 59 - 7 17 123 7.24 2 37
10/16/2021 @ Kansas St. W 33 - 20 30 197 6.57 2 75
10/23/2021 Oklahoma St. W 24 - 21 21 70 3.33 1 28
10/30/2021 @ West Virginia L 31 - 38 24 167 6.96 1 70
11/6/2021 Texas W 30 - 7 19 136 7.16 2 47
11/13/2021 @ Texas Tech L 38 - 41 18 43 2.39 2 17
11/20/2021 @ Oklahoma L 21 - 28 19 58 3.05 1 15
11/26/2021 TCU W 48 - 14 18 242 13.44 3 80
12/29/2021 Clemson
@ Orlando, Fla.
L 13 - 20 0 0 0 0


Career Receiving Stats

Season Team Games Rec. Rec./Game Yds Yds/Rec. TDs Rec Yds /Game
2019 Iowa St. 12 23 252 2 10.96 1 21
2020 Iowa St. 12 23 180 2 7.83 2 15
2021 Iowa St. 12 36 302 3 8.39 3 25.17


Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Zack Moss, Utah
  • '19 - David Montgomery, Iowa State
6. Florida International image D'Vonte Price, RB, Florida International
Height: 6-2. Weight: 225.
Projected 40 Time: 4.5.
Projected Round (2022): 2-4.
View Ranking History

12/4/21: Price ran well in 2021. He has accepted an invitation to play at the Senior Bowl, and a good week there could help his draft stock.

7/3/21: Price ran really well in a limited number of attempts in 2020. He averaged 6.8 yards per carry and turned 85 carries into 581 yards with four touchdowns over five games. Florida International struggled defensively, and that hurt him as well. Price is built well and has some quickness to go with his size. Advance scouts were impressed with his skill set and pro potential.


Career Rushing Stats

Season Team Games Att. Yds Yds/Rush TDs Yds/Game Rush Long
2017 FIU 10 15 131 8.73 0 13.1 84
2018 FIU 13 90 560 6.22 5 43.08 274
2019 FIU 12 50 249 4.98 0 20.75 95

Rushing Statistics Game Log

Date Opponent Result Att. Yds Yds/Rush TDs Rush Long
9/26/2020 @ Liberty L 34 - 36 13 148 11.38 2 65
10/10/2020 Middle Tenn. L 28 - 31 13 112 8.62 1 65
10/23/2020 Jacksonville St. L 10 - 19 9 43 4.78 0 16
11/13/2020 Fla. Atlantic L 19 - 38 26 178 6.85 1 77
11/21/2020 @ Western Ky. L 21 - 38 24 100 4.17 0 13


Career Receiving Stats

Season Team Games Rec. Rec./Game Yds Yds/Rec. TDs Rec Yds /Game
2017 FIU 10 5 45 1 9 4.5
2018 FIU 13 15 116 1 7.73 8.92
2019 FIU 12 10 49 1 4.9 4.08
2020 FIU 5 5 14 1 2.8 1 2.8
2021 FIU 9 10 83 1 8.3 9.22


Previous Seasons

  • '20 - A.J. Dillon, Boston College
  • '19 - Wes Hills, Slippery Rock
7. Florida image Dameon Pierce, RB, Florida
Height: 5-10. Weight: 215.
Projected 40 Time: 4.5.
Projected Round (2022): 3-4.
View Ranking History

12/4/21: This season, Pierce has been physical load as a runner, but he has gone under the radar with Florida underachieving its way to a 6-6 season. The 5-foot-10, 215-pound Pierce is a powerful back who charges over defenders and has a second gear to the next level. He also enters the NFL with very mileage because the Gators split the carries between Pierce and two other backs. While Pierce has not produced a big stat line, he has the skill set to be a better pro than college player. He could be a sleeper who ends that up being a steal in the 2022 NFL Draft.



Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Ke'Shawn Vaughn, Vanderbilt
  • '19 - Devin Singletary, Florida Atlantic
8. UCLA image Zach Charbonnet, RB, UCLA
Height: 6-1. Weight: 220.
Projected 40 Time: 4.53.
Projected Round (2022): 3-4.
View Ranking History

12/4/21: Charbonnet has run well this season, ripping off yards in large chunks for the Bruins. He has a strong build and a burst to accelerate into the secondary. Some team sources have said Charbonnet and teammate Brittain Brown have impressed them and improved their grades.


Career Rushing Stats

Season Team Games Att. Yds Yds/Rush TDs Yds/Game Rush Long
2019 Michigan 13 149 726 4.87 11 55.85 200

Rushing Statistics Game Log

Date Opponent Result Att. Yds Yds/Rush TDs Rush Long
8/28/2021 Hawaii W 44 - 10 6 106 17.67 3 47
9/4/2021 LSU W 38 - 27 11 117 10.64 1 43
9/18/2021 Fresno St. L 37 - 40 6 19 3.17 2 6
9/25/2021 @ Stanford W 35 - 24 24 118 4.92 1 16
10/2/2021 Arizona St. L 23 - 42 21 89 4.24 0 21
10/9/2021 @ Arizona W 34 - 16 21 117 5.57 0 37
10/16/2021 @ Washington W 24 - 17 21 131 6.24 0 23
10/23/2021 Oregon L 31 - 34 15 35 2.33 0 7
10/30/2021 @ Utah L 24 - 44 11 65 5.91 1 30
11/13/2021 Colorado W 44 - 20 17 67 3.94 3 9
11/20/2021 @ Southern California W 62 - 33 28 167 5.96 1 27
11/27/2021 California W 42 - 14 22 106 4.82 1 20


Career Receiving Stats

Season Team Games Rec. Rec./Game Yds Yds/Rec. TDs Rec Yds /Game
2019 Michigan 13 8 30 1 3.75 2.31
2020 Michigan 5 6 41 1 6.83 8.2
2021 UCLA 12 24 197 2 8.21 16.42


Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Joshua Kelley, UCLA
  • '19 - Bryce Love, Stanford
9. Washington State image Max Borghi, RB, Washington State
Height: 5-9. Weight: 207.
Projected 40 Time: 4.5.
Projected Round (2022): 3-4.
View Ranking History

12/4/21: Borghi has run well in 2021, although Washington State has not given him a big workload in terms of carries. Performing well at an all-star game would help him.

7/3/21: Borghi has run well the past few seasons, showing quickness and strength as a tough runner. He only played in one game in 2020 because of injuries, but he ran for 95 yards on 10 carries against Utah. In 2019, Borghi ran really well in Mike Leach's offense while showing excellent receiving ability with 86 catches for 597 yards and five scores through the air. His receiving ability could cause him to be a riser throughout the 2022 NFL Draft process.





Previous Seasons

  • '20 - J.J. Taylor, Arizona
  • '19 - Trayveon Williams, Texas A&M
10. Missouri image Tyler Badie*, RB, Missouri
Height: 5-8. Weight: 198.
Projected 40 Time: 4.45.
Projected Round (2022): 3-4.
View Ranking History

12/4/21: Badie is a tough runner who has strength and quickness in a compact build. On top of running well, Badie has shown excellent receiving ability for the third straight season. His ability to contribute on third downs could make him a solid No. 2 rotational back in the NFL who might develop into a bigger role.

7/3/21: Badie was the backup to Larry Rountree over the past few seasons, but he flashed and showed next level ability. Badie is smaller back with quickness, but he could be poised for a huge 2021 season as the lead back for the Tigers. While Badie has not had big production on the ground, he has been an excellent receiver, collecting 72 receptions over his first three seasons of college football.



Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Darrynton Evans, Appalachian State
  • '19 - Justice Hill, Oklahoma State
11. Kentucky image Chris Rodriguez Jr.*, RB, Kentucky
Height: 5-11. Weight: 209.
Projected 40 Time: 4.56.
Projected Round (2022): 3-4.
View Ranking History

12/4/21: Rodriguez has been a tough runner for Kentucky this year. He has quickness, the strength to get yards after contact, and an ability to rip off yards in chunks. His fumbling issues from 2020, however, continued somewhat in 2021. Rodriguez must improve his ball security, but he has the skill set to be a starter or No. 2 back in the NFL.

7/3/21: Rodriguez waited with Bennie Snell running well for Kentucky, but in 2020, Rodriguez showed he is an impact-making back in his own right, averaging 6.6 yards per carry with 11 touchdowns. Rodriguez flashed in 2019 as well, averaging 7.5 yards per carry as a backup. He is a thickly built back with some speed.



Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Eno Benjamin, Arizona State
  • '19 - Elijah Holyfield, Georgia
12. Michigan image Hassan Haskins, RB, Michigan
Height: 6-1. Weight: 223.
Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
Projected Round (2022): 3-5.
View Ranking History

12/4/21: Haskins turned in big performances against Washington and Ohio State. He has been a tough runner and shows a nose for the end zone. Haskins is a powerful, physical back who could help himself by running fast in pre-draft workouts.

7/3/21: Haskins was power runner and bell cow back that flashed some next level ability in 2020 and 2019. In 2021, it would help him to show more receiving ability out of the backfield as he only has six career receptions with zero coming in 2020.



Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Darius Anderson, TCU
  • '19 - Myles Gaskin, Washington
13. Arizona State image Rachaad White, RB, Arizona State
Height: 6-0. Weight: 202.
Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
Projected Round (2022): 3-5.
View Ranking History

12/4/21: White has been a solid runner for the Sun Devils, but he's most impressive as a receiver and has produced really well through the air for Arizona State. White has accepted an invitation to play at the Senior Bowl.

7/3/21: The Pac-12 did not play much football in 2021 thanks to its incompetent leadership, which hurt the development a lot of the conference's student athletes. White was one of those players who was hurt by lost games given how he was playing phenomenal football, averaging 10 yards per carry for 420 yards and five touchdowns. It will be interesting to see if White can stay consistent in 2021. If he does, he will be a fast riser.


Career Rushing Stats

Season Team Games Att. Yds Yds/Rush TDs Yds/Game Rush Long

Rushing Statistics Game Log

Date Opponent Result Att. Yds Yds/Rush TDs Rush Long
9/2/2021 Southern Utah W 41 - 14 7 64 9.14 2 26
9/11/2021 UNLV W 37 - 10 22 90 4.09 2 14
9/18/2021 @ BYU L 17 - 27 15 71 4.73 1 14
9/25/2021 Colorado W 35 - 13 11 37 3.36 1 11
10/2/2021 @ UCLA W 42 - 23 9 69 7.67 2 49
10/8/2021 Stanford W 28 - 10 13 96 7.38 1 29
10/16/2021 @ Utah L 21 - 35 9 56 6.22 0 15
10/30/2021 Washington St. L 21 - 34 0 0 0 0
11/6/2021 Southern California W 31 - 16 28 202 7.21 3 50
11/13/2021 @ Washington W 35 - 30 32 184 5.75 2 27
11/20/2021 @ Oregon St. L 10 - 24 15 39 2.6 0 7
11/27/2021 Arizona W 38 - 15 21 98 4.67 1 11
12/30/2021 Wisconsin 13 - 20 0 0 0 0


Career Receiving Stats

Season Team Games Rec. Rec./Game Yds Yds/Rec. TDs Rec Yds /Game
2020 Arizona St. 4 8 151 2 18.88 1 37.75
2021 Arizona St. 11 43 456 4 10.6 1 41.45


Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Benny LeMay, Charlotte
  • '19 - Bennie Snell Jr., Kentucky
14. South Dakota State image Pierre Strong Jr.*, RB, South Dakota State
Height: 5-11. Weight: 204.
Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
Projected Round (2022): 3-5.
View Ranking History

12/4/21: In 2021, Strong has averaged 7.1 yards per carry for 1,489 yards and 16 touchdowns. He also has 21 catches for 144 yards.

7/3/21: Strong was a tough runner in 2019 and 2018 for the Jackrabbits, producing a lot of big runs. He had a superb 9.5 yards per carry as a freshman followed by 7.1 in his sophomore season. As a junior in the pandemic shortened year, his rushing average was down to 5.3 yards per carry, but he did show more receiving ability. It could help him to add some bulk for the NFL.





Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Rico Dowdle, South Carolina
  • '19 - L.J. Scott, Michigan State
15. USC image Keaontay Ingram*, RB, USC
Height: 5-11. Weight: 225.
Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
Projected Round (2022): 3-5.
View Ranking History

12/4/21: Ingram has not seen a big workload, but he has flashed some ability and has been productive in limited opportunities. On top of running hard, he has shown some receiving ability as well. Ingram has the skill set and upside to be a riser during the pre-draft process.

7/3/21: Ingram didn't get into a groove running the ball for Texas in 2020, but he did't play badly. After the season he transferred to USC. In the previous two seasons, Ingram showed that he is a built power back who is also a dangerous receiver out of the backfield. He was a nice outlet receiver for Sam Ehlinger over 2019 and 2018, showing an impressive ability to adjust to passes for a thick build back. If Ingram shows the speed to hit the hole and dominates as a runner in 2021, he could become a rising prospect.



Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Michael Warren, Cincinnati
  • '19 - Karan Higdon, Michigan
16. Oregon image C.J. Verdell*, RB, Oregon
Height: 5-7. Weight: 194.
Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
Projected Round (2022): 3-5.
View Ranking History

12/4/21: Verdell averaged 5.2 yards per carry in 2021 for 406 yards and six touchdowns. He also had eight receptions for 74 yards and a touchdown. In early October, Verdell went out for the season with a lower-leg injury. Verdell is a tough runner who can wear down defenses.

7/3/21: Verdell was a steady producer for Oregon in 2019, ripping off some big runs and having a monster performance against Utah in the Pac-12 Championship game. Verdell averaged 6.2 yards per carry in 2019 for 1,220 yards with eight touchdowns on the year. He also had 14 receptions for 125 yards. Verdell played in five games in 2020, before breaking his thumb, which ended his year. Verdell isn't a big back, but he has speed and cutting ability.



Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Tony Jones Jr., Notre Dame
  • '19 - Bruce Anderson, North Dakota State
17. Ohio State image Master Teague*, RB, Ohio State
Height: 5-11. Weight: 220.
Projected 40 Time: 4.58.
Projected Round (2022): 4-6.
View Ranking History

12/4/21: Teague has been a decent back for Ohio State this season, but faces some limitations for the NFL.

7/3/21: Teague still split carries in 2020, but he played well for Ohio State. With Trey Sermon moving on to the NFL, Teague could be the featured back in 2021. In 2019, he was a solid backup to J.K. Dobbins, and Teague handled his duties well as a redshirt freshman. Teague has the talent to break out as a junior.



Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Patrick Taylor Jr., Memphis
  • '19 - Dexter Williams, Notre Dame
18. Oklahoma image Kennedy Brooks*, RB, Oklahoma
Height: 5-11. Weight: 209.
Projected 40 Time: 4.56.
Projected Round (2022): 4-6.
View Ranking History

12/4/21: Brooks has run well for Oklahoma this year. He has not been able to show receiving ability because the Sooners haven't utilized him in the passing game.

7/3/21: Brooks sat out the 2020 season. He was the Sooners' feature back during the 2019 season, and he ran well for them. He showed nice quickness and has quality size. Brooks could take on a larger workload as a junior because the Sooners may do less running with their quarterback. It would help Brooks' draft stock to show more receiving ability in 2021.



Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Lamical Perine, Florida
  • '19 - Jalin Moore, Appalachian State
19. UCLA image Brittan Brown, RB, UCLA
Height: 6-1. Weight: 205.
Projected 40 Time: 4.52.
Projected Round (2022): 4-6.
View Ranking History

12/4/21: Brown has been a quality No. 2 back for UCLA, forming a tough tandem with Zach Charbonnet. On the year, Brown has averaged 6.0 yards per carry for 616 yards and seven touchdowns. He ran well to help the Bruins upset LSU and has improved his draft grade as a senior, according to team sources.



Previous Seasons

  • '20 - DeeJay Dallas, Miami
  • '19 - Jordan Scarlett, Florida
20. Rutgers image Isaih Pacheco*, RB, Rutgers
Height: 5-10. Weight: 213.
Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
Projected Round (2022): 4-6.
View Ranking History

12/4/21: Pacheco was not very productive in 2021, but Rutgers struggled in conference play and playing from behind hurt Pacheco's opportunities. He should return for his senior year.

7/3/21: While Pacheco has not produced a big statistical year, he has been a tough runner for the Scarlet Knights and NFL advance scouts put him on their preseason watch list. He could rise with a big 2021 season because he is tough runner who has some strength.



Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Larry Rountree, Missouri
  • '19 - Rodney Anderson, Oklahoma
21. Oregon image Travis Dye*, RB, Oregon
Height: 5-9. Weight: 198.
Projected 40 Time: 4.5.
Projected Round (2022): 4-6.
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12/4/21: Dye has been a tough runner for Oregon and would be a starter at most schools. He was a good partner and then replacement for C.J. Verdell to lead the Ducks' backfield.

7/3/21: Even though C.J. Verdell was the feature back, Dye impressed enough to get onto NFL teams' preseason watch list. Dye produced some good runs for the Ducks in rotational duty during the past three seasons. He also flashed some ability to contribute as a receiver. He is a sleeper back to keep an eye on in 2021.



Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Antonio Gibson, Memphis
  • '19 - Travis Homer, Miami
22. Georgia image James Cook, RB, Georgia
Height: 5-10. Weight: 194.
Projected 40 Time: 4.5.
Projected Round (2022): 5-7.
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12/4/21: Cook splits carries in Georgia's crowded backfield. He's been solid rotational back for the Bulldogs and would be the starter at most schools. For the NFL, Cook looks like a backup running back who could be a special teams contributor.

7/3/21: Cook is a talented back who has had a hard time seeing consistent carries in Georgia's loaded backfield. NFL advance scouts, however, liked him enough to rate him highly on their preseason watch list. Cook and Zamir White could produce a big 2021 season together.



Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Raymond Calais, La.-Lafayette
  • '19 - Alexander Mattison, Boise State
23. BYU image Tyler Allgeier, RB, BYU
Height: 5-10. Weight: 221.
Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
Projected Round (2022): 5-7.
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12/4/21: Allgeier has been very good for BYU in 2021. He is a tough runner and scoring threat. Allgeier would be rated higher if it weren't for some physical limitations.

7/3/21: Allgeier had broke out in 2020, ripping up the easy BYU schedule while also benefiting from a future top-five pick at quarterback and multiple pro prospects on the offensive line. Still, Allgeier averaged 7.5 yards per carry and found the end zone 13 times. It will be interesting to see if he can stay consistent in 2021 after losing a lot of pieces from his supporting cast and in the face of a more challenging schedule.



Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Anthony McFarland Jr., Maryland
  • '19 - Ryquell Armstead, Temple
24. West Virginia image Leddie Brown*, RB, West Virginia
Height: 6-0. Weight: 214.
Projected 40 Time: 4.6.
Projected Round (2022): 5-7.
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12/4/21: Brown has been a well-rounded back for West Virginia. He's solid, but unspectacular.

7/3/21: Brown ran well for West Virginia in 2020, showing an ability to handle a good work load. He also was impressive as a receiver out of the backfield, hauling in 31 passes for 202 yards and two touchdowns. If Brown builds on that season, he could be a riser in 2021.



Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Elijah Mitchell, La.-Lafayette
  • '19 - Tony Pollard, Memphis
25. San Diego State image Greg Bell*, RB, San Diego State
Height: 5-11. Weight: 198.
Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
Projected Round (2022): 5-7.
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12/4/21: Bell has been a quality runner for San Diego State this year, but he needs to show more receiving ability in pre-draft workouts.

7/3/21: Bell played well in seven games in 2020, averaging 5.6 yards per carry for 637 yards and six touchdowns. He also flashed some receiving ability for the Aztecs.



Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Scottie Phillips, Ole Miss
  • '19 - Damarea Crockett, Missouri
26. Georgia Tech image Jordan Mason*, RB, Georgia Tech
Height: 5-11. Weight: 217.
Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
Projected Round (2022): 6-FA.
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12/4/21: At many schools, Mason would be a starter, but at Georgia Tech, he's stuck behind a potential NFL starter in Jahmyr Gibbs. Mason was solid in his limited opportunities during 2021.

7/3/21: Mason was a tough runner for the Yellow Jackets the past three seasons. He has good size and enough quickness to hit the hole. In 2021, it would help Mason to show more receiving ability because he only has 15 career receptions.



Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Javon Leake, Maryland
  • '19 - James Williams, Washington State
27. Baylor image Trestan Ebner, RB, Baylor
Height: 5-10. Weight: 202.
Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
Projected Round (2022): 7-FA.
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12/4/21: Ebner has produced well in some limited opportunities, but for the NFL he looks like a backup running back who would mainly appear on a roster as a special teams contributor.

7/3/21: Ebner has not produced much as a runner for the Bears over the past few seasons, but he flashed enough as a receiver to get included on NFL teams' preseason watch list. As an outlet receiver, Ebner has been a steady and good contributor. If he shows more running ability as a senior, he could rise.



Previous Seasons

  • '20 - JaMycal Hasty, Baylor
  • '19 - Kerrith Whyte Jr., Florida Atlantic
28. Buffalo image Kevin Marks Jr.*, RB, Buffalo
Height: 5-11. Weight: 204.
Projected 40 Time: 4.55.
Projected Round (2022): 7-FA.
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12/4/21: Marks did produce big numbers in 2021, and he was dealing with a lower leg injury since early October. He should seek a medical redshirt if possible and return to Buffalo.

7/3/21: Marks has been part of a rotation with the Bulls, but he flashed impressive ability the past three seasons. He averaged 6.6 yards per carry in 2020, ran for over thousand as a sophomore, and had 845 yards as a freshman with 13 touchdowns. As the feature back in 2021, Marks could produce a massive season and be a riser for the 2022 NFL Draft.



Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Juwan Washington, San Diego State
  • '19 - Qadree Ollison, Pittsburgh
29. Auburn image Shaun Shivers*, RB, Auburn
Height: 5-5. Weight: 185.
Projected 40 Time: 4.45.
Projected Round (2022): 7-FA.
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12/4/21: Shivers only recorded 14 carries for 87 yards and a touchdown in 2021. He did not play early in the season and then missed time at the end while dealing with undisclosed issues.

7/3/21: Shivers is a short, well-built back who has quality quickness to go with his strength. He might be too undersized to be a starter in the NFL, but Shivers has rotational back potential.



Previous Seasons

  • '20 - Kelton Moore, Nevada
  • '19 - Darwin Thompson, Utah State
30. Oklahoma State image L.D. Brown, RB, Oklahoma State
Height: 5-9. Weight: 192.
Projected 40 Time: 4.5.
Projected Round (2022): 7-FA.
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12/4/21: Brown has 58 yards and a touchdown over 28 carries this year. He's been out of the lineup since mid-September.

7/3/21: As the second back behind Chuba Hubbard, Brown impressed with the Cowboys in 2020 and showed pro potential. Brown has quickness and speed out of the backfield, and it would help him to add some strength for the NFL. He could be primed for a big 2021 season as the full-time feature back for the Cowboys.





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