Running Back Rankings Going Into The 2019 NFL Combine

Running Back Rankings Going Into The 2019 NFL Combine

2019 NFL Draft

Running Back Rankings Going Into The 2019 NFL Combine


3. Devin Singletary, Florida Atlantic 5-9, 200 (2)

Career Statistics: 714 carries for 4,287 yards (6.0 ypc), 66 TDs. 51 catches for 397 yards, 1 TD

Why Devin Singletary Is Here On The List: Ultra-productive despite being keyed on by everyone, he’s a smooth runner who seems to always find his way into the end zone. Yeah, he got a LOT of work, but he doesn’t take a slew of big hits and doesn’t seem to be affected throughout a game.

Best of all, he’s a willing player who’ll do the dirty work for the hard yard, the big block, and anything else needed. However, he’s not all that big, and how much of a shelf life does he really have? The guy touched the ball 765 times in his career. With his style, there’s a chance he falls off a cliff fast.

What The NFL Types Want To See: Quickness and more speed. He’s a tough guy runner, and coaches are going to love his style, but he has to find a little bit of wiggle to his game to survive. Don’t expect a big 40 time, but he has to crush the short drills.

Bottom Line: Someone might see him as a missing piece back who could just turn into something special in the right offense. Of course he’s not Emmitt Smith or Frank Gore, but once he adds a little more bulk, he’ll play at around the same size and might just have a few years where his stats are comparable. There won’t be any longevity, but with the right team – hey, Houston and San Francisco – he might just be a top ten pick in your fantasy draft.

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