Updated Jim S. National Rankings: Running Backs

Michign high school guru Jim S. gives his updated national rankings for runningbacks -- 156 ball-carriers, listed in order of ability in Jim's opinion. See where Michigan sits with the top RB's in the country. Jim also rates each's likelihood of ending up a Wolverine.

This is an updated listing of my top junior football prospects in the nation. There have been substantial changes since the March listing. Two new features have been added: 1) An offers list and 2) for the top prospects, a best guess list. I have tried to identify Michigan prospects and have singled them out as follows:

**** Michigan Best Guess List
*** Michigan heavily involved
** Michigan involved but more of a longshot

1. Chris Wells RB 6'2 220 4.50 Akron Garfield Ohio Top Offers: MICH,OHST,IA,AKRON,KENT ST Verbal: Ohio State Best Guess: Ohio State

2. LeSean McCoy RB 5'10 200 4.30 Harrisburg Bishop McDevitt Pennsylvania Top Offers: 40 April Os: MICH,OK,PSU,UVA,MD,PITT,SYR,MIA,BC,NCST,OHST,FSU,TEN,GA,LOU Verbal: Best Guess: Miami/Oklahoma**

3. Michael Goodson RB 6'1 195 4.45 Klein Collins Texas Top Offers: 40+ April Os: A&M,LSU,TT,TEX,OK,IA,IAST,ARK,UCLA,AUB,MS Verbal: Best Guess: Texas A&M

4. C.J. Spiller RB/DB 5'10 180 4.28 Lake Butler Union County Florida Top Offers: FSU,FLA,TEN,NEB,DUKE,OHST,IL,UNC,MS,KANST Verbal: Best Guess: Florida State/Florida

5. Stafon Johnson RB 6'0 200 4.43 Los Angeles Dorsey California Top Offers: WASH,ORE,BAY,USC,UCLA,WASHST,CAL,AZ,OHST,MIA,LSU,MICH Verbal: Best Guess: USC**

6. Knowshon Moreno RB 6'0 195 4.40 Middletown South New Jersey Top Offers: 13 FEB Os: MICH,RUT,OK,MICHST,WVU,MD,UVA,RUT Verbal: Best Guess: Maryland/Virginia**

7. James Aldridge DB/RB 6'1 215 4.50 Merrillville Indiana Top Offers: MO,KANST,IA,PUR,OKST,OHST,DUKE,IND,BALLST,KAN,IAST,NEB,NILL,ND Verbal: Notre Dame Best Guess: Notre Dame

8. Keiland Williams RB 6'0 212 4.40 Chatham Hargrave Military Academy Virginia Top Offers: LSU,MS,UCLA Verbal: Best Guess: LSU

9. DeMarco Murray RB/DB 6'0 185 4.49 Las Vegas Bishop Gorman Nevada Top Offers: 16 April Os: OK,WISC,NEB,FLA,MICH,AZ,AZST,A&M,UNLV,LSU,NMST,OKST,WASHST,MICHST,TEN,FSU,PSU Verbal: Best Guess: Florida/Oklahoma***

10. C.J. Gable RB/DB 6'1 190 4.50 Sylmar California Top Offers: CAL,USC,UCLA,NEB,MS,COL,WASH,BC,LSU,OK Verbal: Best Guess: USC

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