2014 Senior RB’s To Eye

By PFC Draft Lead Philip Arnold (@PhilipArnold20)

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Look into the top 2014 NFL Draft Senior RB prospects. Keep an eye on these guys senior seasons’ this year as they could be some of the top 2014 NFL Draft prospects come this time next year. An official ranking will be coming soon but these are the RBs to keep an eye on during the 2013-14 College Football Season. Last week we looked into the top Senior QB Prospects check them out here http://t.co/8vzFROojtg

  • Damien Williams Oklahoma; 176 Attempts, 946 Yards, 11 TD’s, 5.4 YPC, 34 Receptions, 320 Receiving Yards. 2nd Team All-Big 12 performer and Honorable Mention Big 12 Newcomer team. Was 7th in the Big 12 in rushing yards and finished 10th in All-Purpose Yards. Had 4 100 yard rushing games on the season and was the only player in FBS to have four runs of at least 65 yards this season. 5-11 214 lbs.
  • LaDarius Perkins Mississippi State; 205 Attempts, 1,024 Yards, 8 TD’s, 5.0 YPC, 19 Receptions, 160 Receiving Yards. 2nd Team All-SEC selection who had Four 100 Yard Rushing Games. Ranks in the Top 10 of Mississippi State school history for all-purpose yardage.  5-10 190 lbs.
  • Silas Redd USC; 167 Attempts, 905 Yards, 9 TD’s, 5.4 YPC, 9 Receptions, 113 Receiving Yards. Was named Pac-12 honorable mention in 2012. Transferred from Penn State at the beginning of the 2012 season. Led USC in rushing in 2012 and had five 100 yard games in 2011.  5-10 200 lbs.
  • Dri Archer Kent State; 159 Attempts, 1,429 Yards, 16 TD’s, 8.9 YPC, 39 Receptions, 561 Receiving Yards. Named to multiple 2012 All-American teams and first team All-Mac selection.  Broke Kent St. single season touchdown record in 2012 and was finalist for Paul Hornung Award. His 1,429 were third most single season mark in Kent St. history.  Averaged 36.9 yards per kick return.  5-8 175 lbs.
  • James White Wisconsin; 125 Attempts, 806 Yards, 12 TD’s, 6.5 YPC, 8 Receptions, 150 Receiving Yards. Spent most of 2012 splitting carries with Montee Ball but still recorded 806 yards and 12 TD’s. 13.2 YPC average in 2010 ranks fourth best in Wisconsin history for a single game.  In 2010 was named  Big-10 Freshman of the Year & 2nd team All-Big 10.  Has totaled at least 1,000 All-Purpose yards in every season at Wisconsin. 5-10 197 lbs.
  • Jeremy Smith Oklahoma State; 70 Attempts, 371 Yards, 8 TD’s, 5.3 YPC, 3 Receptions, 32 Receiving Yards. Ranks ninth on Oklahoma State All-Time career rushing touchdowns. His career 6.2 YPC average is second in Oklahoma State history, behind Barry Sanders. His 10 straight games with a rushing TD is the second longest streak in school history.  5-10 208 lbs.
  • Alfred Blue LSU; 40 Attempts, 270 Yards, 2 TD’s, 6.75 YPC, 7 Receptions, 45 Yards. Missed majority of 2012 season due to a knee injury. Has ran for 910 yards & 10 TD’s during his career at LSU. Despite the injuries will be poised for a huge senior season.  6-2 220 lbs.
  • John Hubert Kansas State; 189 Attempts, 947 Yards, 15 TD’s, 5.0 YPC, 18 Receptions, 98 Yards. First Team All-Big 12 selection 2012. Finished third in the Big 12 in Rushing Touchdowns, fourth in Touchdowns, and fourth in Attempts and Rushing Yards. 5-7 191 lbs.
  • Venric Mark Northwestern; 226 Attempts, 1,336 Yards, 12 TD’s, 6.0 YPC, 20 Receptions, 104 Yards. All- American punt return and 2nd Team All-Big 10 selection at Running Back.  Became Northwestern’s 15th running back to hit the 1K mark in rushing. His 2,166 all-purpose yards are the most in Northwestern single season history. Ranks sixth on the schools single season rushing chart.  Is second all-time in Northwestern history for kickoff return yardage. 5-8 175 lbs.
  • Ben Malena Texas A&M; 138 Attempts, 808 Yards, 8 TD’s, 5.9 YPC, 18 Receptions, 111 Yards. His 5.9 YPC average was fifth in the SEC. Split carries in 2012 with 2013 draftee Christine Michael. Will be teams featured back in 2013. 5-8 195 lbs.
  • Carlos Hyde Ohio State; 185 Attempts, 970 Yards, 16 TD’s, 5.2 YPC, 8 Receptions, 51 Yards. Finished second in the Big 10 for Rushing Td’s, ninth in Rushing Yards, and seventh in YPC.  Will be feature back in Urban Meyer’s spread offense. 6-1 235 lbs.
  • Branden Oliver Buffalo; 148 Attempts, 842 Yards, 5 TD’s, 5.5 YPC, 7 Receptions, 25 Yards. Is Buffalo’s single season rushing leader which he set in 2011. During his stellar 2011 season set Buffalo’s single season All-Purpose yardage record and was the first Buffalo running back to run for 100 yards in eight games. Missed five 2012 games due to injury. 5-8 204 lbs.
  • Charles Sims Houston; 142 Attempts, 851 Yards, 11 TD’s, 6.0 YPC, 37 Receptions, 373 Yards. His efforts during 2012 earned him 2nd team All- Conference USA honors along with being named Houston’s Offensive MVP. Ranked third in Conference USA for Rushing Yardage per Game, scoring, and second in all-purpose yardage.  6-0 215 lbs.