2016 NFL Draft: Updated Running Back Rankings After Combine Workouts

Following the conclusion of each day of the 2016 NFL Combine, prospect rankings for every position group that performed that day will be updated and published. These version of player rankings will include only players at the position that were invited to Indianapolis.

Here’s a look at the updated prospect rankings, including the top five overall prospects, for the running backs following their workouts at the 2016 NFL Combine. Physical measurements and results from every test that the top five players participated in are included.

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The Top 5 Overall RB Prospects

1 –  Ezekiel Elliott, Ohio State

Height: 6’0’’

Weight: 225

40: 4.47

Vertical: 32.5

Broad Jump: 118”

Updated Round Grade: 1 (Top Half)


2. Derrick Henry, Alabama


Height: 6’3’’

Weight: 242

40: 4.54

Bench Press: 22 Reps

Vertical: 37

3-Cone: 7.20

Broad Jump: 130”

Updated Round Grade: 1 (Bottom Half)


3. Kenneth Dixon, Louisiana Tech


Height: 5’10’’

Weight: 215

40: 4.58

Vertical: 37.5”


Broad Jump:

Bench Press: 18 Reps

Updated Round Grade: 2 (Top Half)

4. Devontae Booker, Utah

Height: 5’10’’

Weight: 208

Bench Press: 22 Reps

Updated Round Grade: 2 (Bottom Half)



5. Jordan Howard, Indiana

Height: 6’1’’

Weight: 230

Bench Press: 16 Reps

Vertical: 34”

Broad Jump: 122”

Updated Round Grade: 2 (Bottom Half)


The Rest of the RB Rankings

  1. Alex Collins, Arkansas
    7. C.J. Prosise, Notre Dame
    8. Paul Perkins, UCLA
    9. Josh Ferguson, Illinois
    10. Wendell Smallwood, West Virginia
    11. Kenyan Drake, Alabama
    12. Jonathan Williams, Arkansas
    13. Tyler Ervin, San Jose State
    14. Keith Marshall, Georgia
    15. DeAndre Washington, Texas Tech
    16. Kelvin Taylor, Florida
    17. Daniel Lasco, Cal
    18. Peyton Barber, Auburn
    19. Devon Johnson, Marshall
    20. Brandon Wilds, South Carolina
    21. Marshaun Coprich, Illinois State
    22. Tra Carson, Texas A&M
    23. Tre Madden, USC
    24. Shad Thornton, NC State

Fullback Rankings

1 – Glenn Gronkowski (FB), Kansas State

  1. Quayvon Hicks (FB), Georgia
  2. Dan Vitale (FB), Northwestern
  3. Soma Vainuku (FB), USC
  4. Andy Janovich (FB), Nebraska

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