Trent Richardson and Doug Martin are among the top RBs in this year’s NFL Draft. CineSport’s Noah Coslov & Sporting News’ Russ Lande discuss which top running backs can be franchise players.
1. Trent Richardson 5-9 227 Alabama 1st
Comment: Because of his running and pass catching ability, Richardson has the potential to become a featured back.
2. Doug Martin 5-9 220 Boise State 2nd
Comment: “Martin is one of the strongest running backs I’ve come across in years,” ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper said. Bench pressed 225 pounds just 28 times at the combine.
3. David Wilson 5-10 205 Virginia Tech 2nd/3rd
Comment: “He is one of the most athletically gifted pure running backs I have ever graded,” ESPN