3. Darrell Henderson, Memphis
5-8, 208: He’ll be among more interesting draft picks.
There’s not a whole lot of size, and there’s no power, but he’s a 4.4ish runner in workouts, and he’s the draft’s ultimate home run hitting running back.
While he was a workhorse at times in college, he wasn’t a power back and usually had wide open lanes to dash through – the guy averaged over eight yards per carry. But he can catch, and he can slash, and he can go from 0 to 60 in a hiccup.
He’s going to be one of those guys who slides because he’s missing the ability to come up with a strong block, and he’s not going to make anyone worry about trying to deliver a pop. And then he’ll be an instant jolt to an offense for anyone who grabs him outside of the top 50.
It’s asking for too much to be another Alvin Kamara, but …
Projected Round: Second
Real Value: Second