• • • Declared Underclassmen • • • 2015 Senior Bowl Preview • • • • • • NFL Games: • • • Carolina 10 Denver 24 (FINAL) • • • • • • • • • NCAA Games: • • • EAST 9 WEST 29 (FINAL) • • • American 17 National 18 (FINAL) • • • NORTH 16 SOUTH 27 (FINAL) • • • • • •

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NFL Draft Scouting Report

Running Back

California


College Position: Running Back
School: California
Grade: Junior
Height: 5-10
Weight: 195
Birthdate: 01-30-1989
Draft Projection: Second
Overall Rank: 42
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Running Back (3)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2010 Draft by the Detroit Lions in Round 1 with the #30 pick.

Strengths

  • One of the fastest players in the draft.  Elite acceleration, burst and breakaway speed
  • Decent inside runner for a guy his size
  • A threat in the passing game.  Displays good hands and route running ability
  • Dangerous runner in the open field
  • Displays good vision and balance
 

Weaknesses

  • Has had multiple concussions at Cal making him a medical risk
  • Has dominated subpar competition but has struggled to carry his team in the big games
  • Poor pass blocker
  • Does not project as an every down back.  Had 20+ carries just three times in his college career

News

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Fantasy Football Week 6 Running Back Rankings - Oct 13 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
Fantasy Football Week 5 Runningbacks Rankings - Oct 7 (Doug Lancy)
Fantasy Football Week 4 Runningback Rankings - Sep 29 (Doug Lancy)
Fantasy Football Week 3 Runningback Rankings - Sep 24 (Doug Lancy)
Fantasy Football Week 2 Runningback Rankings - Sep 15 (Doug Lancy)
Fantasy Football 101: 2011 Runningback Rankings - Aug 23 (Doug Lancy)
2011 NFL Draft Pick Analysis: Which Positions Provide the Best Value - Mar 17 (Fran Duffy)
NFL Draft Slot Analysis: Do First Round Draft Slots Matter - Mar 13 (Fran Duffy)
Fantasy 101: Week 11 Pickups and Other Quick Hits - Nov 14 (Chris Maier)
Fantasy 101: Week 9 Pickups and Other Quick Hits. - Oct 31 (Chris Maier)
NFL Week 5 Preview - Oct 8 (Doug Lancy)
Fantasy Football 101: Week Three Quick Hits - Sep 26 (Chris Maier)
Fantasy Football 101: Week Two Quick Hits - Sep 19 (Chris Maier)
Fantasy Football 101: What We Learned From Week 1 - Sep 12 (Chris Maier)
NFL Week 1 Preview - Sep 8 (Doug Lancy)
Fantasy Football 101: Risers and Fallers - Aug 30 (Chris Maier)
Fantasy Football 101: 32+ Thoughts As Drafts Come Into Focus - Aug 22 (Chris Maier)
2010 Pre-Season All Offensive Rookie Team - Aug 4 (Dan Wernery)
Fantasy Football 101: 2010 Sleepers - Aug 1 (Chris Maier)
Fantasy Football 101: 2010 Running Back Rankings #41- 60 - Jul 9 (Chris Maier)
Fantasy Football 101: 2010 Running Back Rankings #21 - 40 - Jul 9 (Chris Maier)
Fantasy Football's Top 12 Players for 2010 - Jun 27 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: PRE-Pre-Season All_Rookie Team - Offense - May 15 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft Grades: NFC North - May 1 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: At First Glance - Winners and Losers - Apr 24 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Day One Winners, Losers and More - Apr 22 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for AFC Teams - Apr 6 (Dan Wernery)
Raul Colon's 2010 NFL Mock Draft - Post Combine - Mar 7 (Raul Colon)
2010 NFL Draft - Unofficial Declared Underclassmen List - Jan 15 (Chris Maier)
2010 Post-Thanksgiving Mock Draft - Two Rounds - Nov 28 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: CJ Spiller Stepping to the Front of the RB Class - Nov 10 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Mount Cody Asserts Himself in Talented 2010 DT Class - Oct 27 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Mid Season Mock Draft - Oct 24 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Mock Draft - An Early Look - Sep 30 (Chris Maier)
Feeling a Draft: Week 4 - Sep 29 (Chris Maier)
College Football 101: Week 4 Thoughts - Sep 27 (Josh Moellman)
Feeling a Draft: Week Three - Sep 21 (Chris Maier)
College Football 101:Heisman watch:Running Backs - Jun 28 (Josh Moellman)
2010 NFL Draft: Top 10 RB Prospects - Jun 13 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Mock Draft - A First Look - May 19 (Chris Maier)
Emerald Bowl: Draft Stocks to Watch - Dec 26 (Chris Maier)

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