NFL DRAFT: Draft Expert Tony Pauline's Initial Running Back and Fullback Rankings

NEW YORK: Our friend and Draft Expert Tony Pauline of DraftInsider.net shares his initial Player Rankings of this year's top NFL Running Back and Fullback prospects.

Here are Tony Pauline's Running Back and Fullback rankings as of January 11, 2016. Come back often for more offensive rankings on JetsInsider.com. 

Running Back

Round

Full Name

School

Year

1st

Ezekiel Elliott

Ohio State

3Jr

2nd

Kenneth Dixon

Louisiana Tech

4Sr

2nd

Devontae Booker

Utah

4Sr

2nd

Derrick Henry

Alabama

3Jr

2-3

Kenyan Drake

Alabama

4Sr

3rd

Alex Collins

Arkansas

3Jr

3rd

Paul Perkins

UCLA

4Jr

4th

C.J. Prosise

Notre Dame

4Jr

5th

Kelvin Taylor

Florida

3Jr

4th

Jonathan Williams

Arkansas

4Sr

5th

Tra Carson

Texas A&M

5Sr

5-6

Aaron Green

TCU

5Sr

5-6

Jordan Howard

Indiana

3Jr

6th

Tyler Ervin

San Jose State

5Sr

6th

D.J. Foster

Arizona State

4Sr

6th

Storm Woods

Oregon State

5Sr

6th

Josh Ferguson

Illinois

5Sr

6th

Daniel Lasco

California

5Sr

6th

Brandon Wilds

South Carolina

5Sr

7th

Johnathan Gray

Texas

4Sr

7th

Marteze Waller

Fresno State

4Sr

7th

Wendell Smallwood

West Virginia

3Jr

7-FA

Brandon Ross

Maryland

4Sr

FA

Tre Madden

USC

5Sr

FA

Deandre Washington

Texas Tech

4Sr

FA

Leon Allen

Western Kentucky

4Sr

FA

Paul James

Rutgers

5Sr

FA

Jamaal Williams

BYU

4Sr

FA

Kenneth Farrow

Houston

5Sr

FA

Jordan Parker

Middle Tennessee

4Sr

FA

Russell Hansbrough

Missouri

4Sr

FA

Jeffrey Seybold

Pittsburg State

5Sr

FA

Rodney Mills

UMass

4Sr

FA

Ralph Abernathy IV

Tennessee

5Sr

FA

Brandon Williams

Texas A&M

5Sr

FA

Peyton Barber

Auburn

3So

FA

Mikal Abdul-Saboor

William & Mary

5Sr

FA

Don Jackson

Nevada

4Sr

FA

Marshaun Coprich

Illinois State

4Sr

FA

Jacobi Green

Richmond

4Sr

FA

Shadrach Thornton

North Carolina State

4Sr

FA

Tion Green

Cincinnati

4Sr

FA

Jhurell Pressley

New Mexico

5Sr

FA

Jaylen Walton

Mississippi

4Sr

FA

Shaun Wick

Wyoming

4Sr

FA

Travis Greene

Bowling Green

5Sr

FA

Dyshawn Mobley

Eastern Kentucky

4Sr

FA

Dwayne Washington

Washington

4Jr

FA

Brandon Burks

Troy

4Sr

FA

Elijhaa Penny

Idaho

4Sr

FA

Brandon Bourbon

Washburn

5Sr

FA

Cedric O'Neal

Valdosta State

4Sr

FA

Daje Johnson

Texas

4Sr

FA

Khairi Dickson

St Francis

4Sr

FA

Xavier Roberson

SE Louisiana

4Sr

FA

Bubba Poole

Utah

5Sr

FA

Anthony Jordan

Bethune-Cookman

5Sr

FA

Gary Underwood

Villanova

4Sr

FA

Jared Baker

Arizona

5Sr

FA

Anthone Taylor

Buffalo

5Sr

FA

De'Andre Mann

Kansas

4Sr

FA

Raphael Spencer

Missouri Western

5Sr

FA

Justin Harris

Murray State

4Sr

FA

Taylor Cox

Kansas

6Sr

FA

Geremy Alridge-Mitchell

West Texas A&M

5Sr

FA

Andrew Buie

West Virginia

5Sr

FA

Dominique Swope

West Alabama

4Sr

FA

Ryan Jackson

Houston

4Sr

FA

Horactio Banks

Ball State

5Sr

Fullback

Round

Full Name

School

Year

5-6

Glenn Gronkowski

Kansas State

4Jr

6th

Devon Johnson

Marshall

4Sr

7th

Dan Vitale

Northwestern

4Sr

FA

Trayion Durham

Kent State

5Sr

FA

Dakota Gordon

San Diego State

4Sr

FA

Trevon Pendleton

Michigan State

5Sr

FA

Derek Watt

Wisconsin

5Sr

FA

Soma Vainuku

USC

5Sr

FA

Quayvon Hicks

Georgia

4Sr

FA

Christopher Swain

Navy

4Sr

FA

Steven Walker

Colorado State

4Sr

FA

Seth Fisher

Richmond

5Sr

FA

Nick Butier

Northern Arizona

5Sr

FA

Jeremy Seaton

Oklahoma State

5Sr

FA

Miles Thomas

Minnesota

4Sr

Tony Pauline has been one of the top NFL Draft Experts for over 15 years and is regularly featured on SNY and other media outlets. You can read his NFL Draft Blog at DraftInsider.net and also follow him on Twitter at @TonyPauline.


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