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Georgia's Todd Gurley looks ready to go. That makes him the top back in this draft.

Gurley's medical re check in Indianapolis last week went well and the prognosis on his knee is that he could be ready when training camps open. Gurley is already five months removed from surgery to repair a torn ACL. He has power, speed, receiving skills and rarely fumbles.

The positive news on Gurley's re check likely secures him a spot in the first round, cheap jerseys us perhaps even in the teens. He could be joined in the first round by Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon, the Heisman Trophy runner up.

Overall, there is plenty of depth at the running back position. TODD GURLEY, GEORGIA






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Gurley would be among the top five prospects in the draft if not for a torn ACL in November.  Doesn't turn cheap jerseys 21 until August.  Gurley was averaging 151.8 yards a game last season as a true junior prior to his injury.  Finished his career with 3,285 yards rushing with 36 touchdowns and gained 615 receiving yards with six scores.  Only fumbled twice in 575 touches.  Does have durability concerns, missing three games as a sophomore as well.

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The Heisman runner up is a legit home run threat, averaging a FBS record 7.79 yards a carry in his college career.  Gordon followed up a 1,609 yard year with a monster 2,587 yard campaign this past season with 32 touchdowns as a redshirt junior.  Wholesale Jerseys, Shop Discount Football Jerseys Online Ran a 4.52 40 at the combine.  Only caught 22 passes in his career. Fumbled 12 times, including seven last season.  Almost certain to be the second back taken in a range between the 24th pick (Arizona) and 36th pick (Jaguars).

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Ajayi (pronounced uh juy ee) is a complete back, rushing for 1,823 yards and gaining 535 through the air last season. He also can score from short yardage (55 career TDs).  Ran a 4.57 40 time at the combine.  Ended career as redshirt junior with 3,979 rushing yards and 50 touchdowns, while also adding 771 receiving yards and five scores.  Does have fumbling issues (12 in his career). . Tore his ACL in 2011 and his right knee is a concern to some teams.

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Johnson is a game breaker with elite quickness and enough cheap jerseys China size to hold up. He averaged 6.7 yards a carry in his college career and has excellent return skills.  In three years at Miami, Johnson ran for 3,519 yards and 26 touchdowns, while gaining 719 yards through the air with four scores.  Ran a 4.54 40 time at the combine.  Suffered jerseys from China cheap a broken ankle during sophomore season and fumbled seven times in his career.  Looks like solid second round pick.

The Senior Bowl MVP has tremendous speed and can aid a team's passing attack. Abdullah might be too small to be a feature back in the NFL, but could bring a dynamic element to any offense in a specialized role.  A true senior, Abdullah ran for 4,588 yards and 39 touchdowns in his career with 690 receiving yards and seven scores.  Ran a 4.60 40 time at the combine.  Never missed a game.  Does have major fumbling issues (25 in his career).  Likely a second round choice.