Written by Luke Easterling on March 10, 2015
1. Todd Gurley | Georgia | 6’1″, 222 | Grade: Top 10
It’s rare to grade a running back in the top 10 these days, especially one coming off a torn ACL. That should tell you everything you need to know about Gurley’s level of talent. The former Bulldog was one of the most dominant players in college football before the injury ended his 2014 season, but he put enough on film to show a rare combination of size, quickness, balance and explosion. The injury is definitely a concern, but his talent is worth the risk.
2. Melvin Gordon | Wisconsin | 6’1″, 215 | Grade: 1st Round
With a fantastic combination of vision, patience and explosiveness, Gordon destroyed nearly every defense he faced last season. He may not have elite top-end speed, but he’s fast enough to take it to the house when given the chance. Some may (read more…)