Dennis Johnson Scouting Report: NFL Outlook for Arkansas RB

April 17, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Stuck behind Knile Davis for most of his college career, Dennis Johnson did not carry the load in Arkansas.
Due to injuries, however, he was given his chances to shine in limited action. He always made the most of these opportunities, showing off a surprisingly well-rounded game.
Johnson has the potential to be the type who might be a better pro than college player if he lands in the right situation. Is it reasonable that he develops from a reserve at Arkansas into a stud at the next level, however? 
Strengths Weaknesses + Great balance, fights to stay on his feet - Ball security has landed him in the doghouse + Versatile, can play special teams and on third down - Lacks elusiveness, straightforward running style + Compact runner with good power - Not much of a home run threat + Displays vision and patience - Has a bit of an injury history  
At just 5’6 ¾”, 196 pounds, Johnson has a very compact build. He ...

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