2011 NFL Mock Draft: Ranking the Top 5 Running Backs

January 29, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In football, it seems like the most glorified position is running back. Despite being easily replaced, once a team finds a good running back, they will soon become one of the most important players on the team.
There's no explanation to why running backs are so loved. It just comes down to how exciting it is to see running backs dominant opposing defenses by using their arsenal of jukes, spins, stiff arms and just straight up power.
While this year's draft doesn't seem to have a clear front runner amongst the running backs, it still is a great class.  
A few notable names coming out for this year's draft include Mark Ingram, Kendall Hunter, Jacquizz Rodgers and Mikel Leshoure. A very impressive class indeed.
In this article, I will be ranking the top five running backs that are in this upcoming draft while comparing them to their NFL counterpart. Let's get started, shall we?
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