[UPDATE] 2018 NFL Draft RB Rankings — Top 50

The 2018 NFL Draft running back class is loaded with explosive players who will serve as immediate impact weapons at the next level. Penn State standout Saquon Barkley is a generational talent and has positioned himself as the potential top overall selection come April, following his all-world combine performance. The depth at this position will produce plenty of starters found on day two and even day three. Remarkably, there were 30 running backs selected in the 2017 NFL Draft, which was up from the previous year of 23 taken in the 2016 NFL Draft. It’s safe to say that running backs are officially vogue in 2018!

POSITIONAL RANKINGS

OFFENSE

QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | OG | C

DEFENSE

DT | 3-4 DE | 4-3 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | ST

RUNNING BACKS

RK FIRST LAST SCHOOL PROJ REPORT
1 Saquon Barkley* Penn State 1 LINK
2 Derrius Guice* LSU 2 LINK
3 Sony Michel Georgia 2 LINK
4 Ronald Jones III* USC 2 LINK
5 Kerryon Johnson* Auburn 2
6 Nyheim Hines* (WR/KR) North Carolina State 3
7 Nick Chubb Georgia 3 LINK
8 Royce Freeman Oregon 3 LINK
9 Rashaad Penny (KR) San Diego State 4 LINK
10 Bo Scarbrough Alabama 4 LINK
11 Kalen Ballage Arizona State 4
12 Chase Edmonds Fordham 5
13 Mark Walton* Miami (FL) 5 LINK
14 Josh Adams* Notre Dame 5
15 John Kelly Tennessee 5
16 Roc Thomas Jacksonville State/Auburn 6
17 Akrum Wadley Iowa 6
18 Justin Jackson Northwestern 6
19 Darrel Williams (FB) LSU 6
20 Ralph Webb Vanderbilt 6
21 Philip Lindsey Colorado 7
22 Detrez Newsome Western Carolina 7 LINK
23 Ryan Nall* Oregon State 7
24 Ito Smith Southern Mississippi 7
25 Martez Carter Grambling State 7 LINK
26 Kamryn Pettway Auburn UDFA LINK
27 Justin Crawford West Virginia UDFA
28 Chris Warren III Texas UDFA
29 Jordan Chunn Troy UDFA
30 Jordan Wilkins Mississippi UDFA
31 Lavon Coleman Washington UDFA
32 Ty Isaac Michigan/USC UDFA
33 Demario Richard Arizona State UDFA
34 Kyle Hicks TCU UDFA
35 Jarvion Franklin Western Michigan UDFA
36 Gus Edwards Rutgers UDFA
37 David Williams Arkansas UDFA
38 Keith Ford Texas A&M/Oklahoma UDFA
39 Dalyn Dawkins Colorado State/Purdue UDFA
40 Anthony Philyaw Howard UDFA
41 Arkeel Newsome UConn UDFA
42 Trenton Cannon Virginia State UDFA
43 Quinton Flowers (QB) South Florida UDFA
44 Nick Wilson Arizona UDFA
45 Diocemy Saint Juste Hawaii UDFA
46 D’Angelo Brewer Tulsa UDFA
47 Larry Rose New Mexico UDFA
48 Stacey Bedell Stony Brook/UMass UDFA
49 Ahmad Bradshaw (QB) Army UDFA
50 Max Mickey Sioux Falls UDFA