2015 NFL draft rankings: Running backs

NFL scout Dave-Te' Thomas grades and ranks the running backs eligible for the 2015 NFL Draft.

2015 NFL DRAFT REPORT: RUNNING BACK RANKINGS
PLAYER SCHOOLCL HTWT 40-YDPRO RND
GORDON, Melvin Wisconsin rJr06:00.5 2034.43 7.71
#GURLEY, Todd GeorgiaJr 06:00.4232 4.547.2 1-2
COLEMAN, Tevin IndianaJr 06:00.1205 4.626.7 2
#ABDULLAH, Ameer NebraskaSr 05:08.6199 4.456.6 2
LANGFORD, Jeremy Michigan State Sr06:00.0 2054.45 6.32-3
AJAYI, Jay Boise State rJr05:11.1 2204.54 6.32-3
JOHNSON, Duke MiamiJr 05:08.6206 4.426.3 2-3
YELDON, T.J. AlabamaJr 06:01.2218 4.466.3 2-3
ALLEN, Javorius Southern California Jr05:11.5 2154.54 6.22-3
COBB, David Minnesota Sr05:10.7 2204.58 6.13
#DAVIS, Michael South Carolina Jr05:09.1 2154.52 6.03
ARTIS-PAYNE, Cameron AuburnSr 05:09.5213 4.585.7 4
MARSHALL, Byron Oregon Jr 05:09.1207 4.475.7 4
JOHNSON, David Northern Iowa rSr06:01.0 2224.57 5.64-5
LINWOOD, Shock BaylorrSo 05:07.4200 4.495.6 4-5
%WILLIAMS, Karlos Florida State Sr06:01.0 2264.42 5.65
#JONES, Matthew FloridaJr 06:01.1226 4.585.5 5
BOOKER, Devontae UtahrJr 5:10.6209 4.595.5 5
#CARSON, Tra Texas A&M rJr05:11.1 2304.62 5.45
WILLIAMS, Jonathan ArkansasJr 05:11.1223 4.565.4 5
BROWN, Malcolm TexasSr 05:11.4230 4.595.3 5-6
BROWN, Dominique Louisville rSr06:01.5 2324.60 5.25-6
ZENNER, Zachary (FB) South Dakota State rSr05:11.2 2184.60 5.26
MAGEE, Terrence Louisiana State rJr05:09.0 2134.55 5.16
MURPHY, Marcus Missouri (WR/RET) rSr05:08.0 1894.52 5.16
EDWARDS, Jahwan Ball State Sr05:09.4 2204.55 5.06-7
AGNEW, Malcolm Southern Illinois Sr05:09.2 2004.53 5.06-7
#%DYER, Michael Louisville Sr05:09.0 2154.50 4.97
SMITH, Dreamius West Virginia Sr05:10.4 2244.59 4.97
GRANT, William "Corey" AuburnrSr 05:08.7201 4.354.9 7
PARKS, Kevin VirginiaSr 05:07.4200 4.534.8 7-FA
SHELL, Rushel West Virginia rSo05:11.5 2104.57 4.87-FA
JONES-GRIGSBY, Terris ArizonarSr 05:076.5198 4.564.8 7-FA
JAMES, Jordon UCLArSr 05:07.4196 4.494.8 7-FA
GRAY, Johnathan TexasJr 05:10.5207 4.494.8 7-FA
WARD, Terron Oregon State Sr05:06.1 2034.49 4.87-FA
WILLIAMS, Kenneth Texas Tech Sr05:09.7 2234.58 4.7PFA
LANE, Marlin, Jr. Tennessee Sr05:11.5 2104.60 4.7PFA
HARRIS, Alonzo (FB) Louisiana-Lafayette Sr06:00.7 2324.55 4.7PFA
FOSTER, D.J. Arizona State Jr05:10.6 1954.49 4.7PFA
MOSTERT, Raheem (WR) PurdueSr 05:10.5191 4.344.7 PFA
CROCKETT, Johnathon North Dakota State rSr05:11.5 2114.60 4.6FA
HILL, Joe Utah State Sr05:11.0 1904.57 4.6FA
#HANSBROUGH, Russell MissouriJr 05:08.2190 4.564.6 FA
ROBINSON, Josh Mississippi State rJr05:08.6 2154.59 4.6FA
GULLEY, Prince-Tyson SyracuseSr 05:07.5195 4.664.6 FA
HUNT, Akeem PurdueSr 05:08.4185 4.424.6 FA
%RAWLS, Thomas Central Michigan Sr05:09.5 2174.63 4.6FA
WEGHER, Brandon Morningside Sr05:10.3 2014.63 4.6FA
%#MARK, Venric (WR) West Texas A&M rSr05:07.1 1734.38 4.6FA
WOODS, Storm Oregon State rJr05:11.1 2074.58 4.6FA
¾RGERON, Joseph Texas A&M, Commerce Sr06:00.4 2354.60 4.5FA
HILL, Nick Michigan State rSr05:07.5 1974.40 4.5FA
WILLIAMS, Hosey Cincinnati Sr05:08.0 1994.49 4.5FA
CREECY, Tony North Carolina State rSr05:11.0 2154.56 4.5FA
ROLAND, Desmond Oklahoma State Sr06:00.5 2004.59 4.5FA
QUEZADA, Josh (FB) Fresno State Sr05:10.6 2174.56 4.5FA
#COKER, Marcus Stony Brook rSr05:11.6 2224.60 4.5FA
NOTES: rSr/rJr indicates player redshirted/graduating class…# indicates major injury that could impact draft grade…CL indicates college class… HT indicates height of the player…WT indicates weight…40 indicates 40-yard dash time…225 indicates repetitions in the 225-pound bench press…VJ indicates vertical jump…BJ indicates broad jump…SH indicates 20-yard shuttle…3C indicates three-cone drill…PRO-indicates The NFL Draft Report’s projected pro potential grade (see chart below)…RND indicates the round we project the player to be selected.


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