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2013 Draft Prospect Notes: Running Backs

The writers of Patriots Football Weekly have done their homework on all the prospects in this year's NFL Draft. Now, you can download the actual notes they took on all the top players, broken down by position for your convenience. Here are their notes on the running backs.

PROSPECT NOTES BY POSITION:QB | OL | RB | TE | WR

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The writers of Patriots Football Weekly have done their homework on all the prospects in this year's NFL Draft. Now, you can download the actual notes they took on all the top players, broken down by position for your convenience.

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RUNNING BACKS
RankPlayerSchoolHt.Wt.40Com
1Eddie LacyAlabama5-102204.534.59
Notes:[Andy Hart] Better than Ingram, not as good as Richardson. Big. Fast enough. Lowers pads and churns legs. Finishes runs. Nice stop cuts and burst. [Erik Scalavino] Always driving his legs to finish off runs; reads blocks well; runs with attitude; decent hands. [Paul Perillo*] No Comments.

2Giovani BernardNorth Carolina5-102054.574.53Notes:[Andy Hart] Keeps his feet, good vision and finishes runs. Catches and PR. Lot jump cuts. [Erik Scalavino] Smooth cutter with good initial burst; pumps his legs upon contact with defender; can't always outrun defenders. [Paul Perillo*] No Comments.

3Montee BallWisconsin5-112154.574.66Notes:[Andy Hart] Can't argue production. Runs pretty upright. Fast enough. Tread on tire? [Erik Scalavino] Decisive to the hole, but also patient for blockers to do their jobs; cuts well; [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

4Kenjon BarnerOregon5-91884.394.52Notes:[Andy Hart] KR/PR. Patient with burst. Slipper. Football fast. Upright runner, problem for size. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

5Andre EllingtonClemson5-101974.444.61Notes:[Andy Hart] Some WOW runs. Keeps his feet well. Shifty, slippery and good at avoiding hits. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

THE REST:PlayerSchoolHt.Wt.40ComStepfan TaylorStanford5-92164.574.76Notes:[Andy Hart] Pretty slow on tape. Little shifty and breaks arm tackles. Nothing elite. [Erik Scalavino] Not afraid of contact; also not the fastest in space; not as great at reading blocks as the others above. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Le'Veon BellMichigan State6-22444.624.6Notes:[Andy Hart] Truly a big back. Not quick, but OK speed. Decent vision, but doesn't use size enough. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo*] No Comments.

Joseph RandleOklahoma State6-02004.54.63Notes:[Andy Hart] Not afraid to lower his shoulder. Lacks elite speed but decent burst. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo*] No Comments.

Theo RiddickNotre Dame5-112004.524.68Notes:[Andy Hart] Was WR. Quick. Good change of direction. Burst. Slippery. Makes people miss. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Mike GillisleeFlorida5-112074.564.55Notes:[Andy Hart] Good burst and playmaker. Shifty. Solid power for his size. Big plays. Intriguing. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Johnathan FranklinUCLA5-102014.54.49Notes:[Andy Hart] Fumble issues. 3rd down back. Quick feet. Not phyiscal. Good but not elite speed. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Marcus LattimoreSouth Carolina6-02204.62Notes:[Andy Hart] Never was fast, now two ACL injuries? Good size. Upright. Not fluid runner. [Erik Scalavino] Biggest concern is his knees. When healthy, had good burst, acceleration; decent receiver. [Paul Perillo*] No Comments.

Christine MichaelTexas A&M5-102214.494.54Notes:[Andy Hart] Injury history. Runs low. Good burst. Thick build. Fast enough. Lowers boom. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Jawan JamisonRutgers5-82004.524.68Notes:[Andy Hart] Good hands and burst. Lowers head. Phyiscal for size. Good wiggle. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo*] No Comments.

Ray GrahamPittsburgh5091924.544.8Notes:[Andy Hart] Knee injury. Shifty. Burst. Runs like Faulk. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Robbie RouseFresno State5-61864.52Notes:[Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Dennis JohnsonArkansas5-82124.52Notes:[Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Rex BurkheadNebraska5-112104.524.73Notes:[Andy Hart] Tough. Not overly fast or quick. Scrappy. Keeps his feet. Finishes runs. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Cierre WoodNotre Dame6-02154.484.56Notes:[Andy Hart] Suspended 2 games. Decent size/speed combo. Can be slippery at times. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo*] No Comments.

Miguel MaysonetStony Brook5-92054.56Notes:[Andy Hart] Doesn't show elite speed or quickness on tape. Bread loaf ball carrier. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Kerwynn WilliamsUtah State5-81964.444.48Notes:[Andy Hart] Tiny. PR. Goes down easy. Bounces everything. Total speed-based guy. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Onterio McCalebbAuburn5-101644.364.34Notes:[Andy Hart] Tiny. Speed-based. Lots of big holes on his plays. [Erik Scalavino] Insert Comments. [Paul Perillo] Insert Comments.

D.J. HarperBoise State5-92054.48Notes:[Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Zac StacyVanderbilt5-82154.494.55Notes:[Andy Hart] Decent vision and power. Finishes. Wiggle. Not quick through hole. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

George WinnCincinnati5-112104.594.75Notes:[Andy Hart] Tough. Resilient. OK vision. Just a college back.. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Montel HarrisTemple5-82064.56Notes:[Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Knile DavisArkansas6-02264.52Notes:[Andy Hart] Insert Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo*] No Comments.

Spencer WareLSU5-112254.62Notes:[Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo*] No Comments.

Stefphon JeffersonNevada5-112104.56Notes:[Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo*] No Comments.

Michael FordLSU5-102164.46Notes:[Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo*] No Comments.

FULLBACKSRankPlayerSchoolHt.Wt.40Com1Lonnie PryorFlorida State6-02304.54Notes:[Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

2Zach LineSouthern Methodist6-02334.65Notes:[Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

3Tommy BohanonWake Forest6-12474.76Notes:[Andy Hart] Insert Comments. [Erik Scalavino] Insert Comments. [Paul Perillo] Insert Comments.

4Zach BorenOhio State6-02454.78Notes:[Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

5Braden WilsonKansas State6-32544.80Notes:[Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

THE REST:PlayerSchoolHt.Wt.40ComKyle JuszczykHarvard6-12484.73Notes:[Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Michael ZordichPenn State6-02334.72Notes:[Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Eric StevensCal6-02424.83Notes:[Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Taimi TutogiArizona6-12604.74Notes:[Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Richard SamuelGeorgia6-02384.67Notes:[Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

Kelly JohnsonAlabama6-22294.82Notes:[Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.

PROSPECT NOTES BY POSITION:QB | OL | RB | TE | WR

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