Second in a series exploring the April 26-28 NFL draft. Next: Tight ends.
There is not an abundance of elite running back talent in the draft, but there is some decent depth. That plays into the trend of teams finding backs later in the draft. Look for running backs to be popular picks after the opening round.
Trent Richardson, Alabama, 5-9, 228: He is one of the best prospects in the draft at any position. Richardson is a powerful, explosive runner with excellent quickness. He runs low, and his huge thighs make it difficult to bring him down. He can make tacklers miss or bowl them over, and he can break long runs too. He is a hard worker...