Commentary

RB evals about more than just speed

Competitiveness among the most important factors when breaking down backs

Originally Published: April 26, 2011
By Todd McShay | Scouts Inc.

When evaluating running backs or fullbacks, it is important to consider all aspects of their games -- competitiveness, vision/patience, agility/acceleration, power/balance and their skills in the passing game. With our 2011 draft board finalized, here's how we rank the top running backs by skill set:


Which running backs and fullbacks are tops in each skill area? How many prospects have draftable grades? Which backs came off the board in the first two rounds in 2010, and how have the past three classes broken down? ESPN Insiders get all the answers. Insider