2014 NFL Draft: Top RBs with Legit Chance to Crack the First Round

December 7, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 2014 NFL draft is littered with big names at the running back position.
Which makes it a shame the position has devalued so heavily in recent years at the pro level. Last year, the top back off the board (Giovani Bernard) was not taken until No. 37. Three backs managed to slip into the first round in 2012 (Trent Richardson, David Wilson and Doug Martin).
Late-round gems such as Alfred Morris and Zac Stacy in recent years will only further deter teams from spending a high selection on a big-name back.
2014 does not lack for those. De'Anthony Thomas, Tyler Gaffney, Jeremy Hill, Andre Williams, Carlos Hyde and a swath of others line what could be a very special class if all declare.
But which backs have the best shot at cracking the elusive first round at this point in time? Read on to find out.
Lache Seastrunk, Baylor
We are possibly a long way from knowing if Lache Seastrunk, a redshirt junior, will declare or not (especially now that quarte...

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