Top Running Backs 2022 NFL Draft

RUNNINGBACK RANKING 2022 NFL DRAFT

The 2022 running back class is much like the Quarterback class, devoid of any standout performers - although what it lacks at the top end it more than makes up in the middle, where there are several prospects able to have an impact in the NFL. 

Our top-ranked RB prospect is the Texas Junior Isaiah Spiller, who will likely be viewed as a solid workhorse back. He goes 6-1 and 225lbs, but still possesses the breakaway speed required for the position (4.45 in the forty). He’s quick and shifty and will likely start right away. Spiller’s only obvious negative is he is somewhat limited in the passing game.

Our second-ranked prospect Breece Hall, from Iowa State, led the NCAA in yardage last year, quite an accomplishment considering that class included 2020 first-rounder Najee Harris. He has all the size and athleticism you could want,  which is showcased by his sub 4.4 speed.

The likely third back to be drafted is Jerrion Early from Mississippi who will likely be viewed as a third-down game-changing scatback, who’s a threat to score whenever he gets the ball in his hands.

Player Rankings - Running Backs

# Player Pos Coll Weight Height 40YD AVG POS RANK AVG OVR RANK Rating Summary
13

Mohamed
Ibrahim

RB
Minnesota   Mascot
Minnesota Mascot
210lbs 5-10 4.52 16 119.3
74.0
Strengths Solid receiver in the flat, capable of running through tackles on the edge to move the chains. Flexible enough to catch ...
14

James
Cook

RB
Georgia   Mascot
Georgia Mascot
190lbs 5-11 4.49 19 135
72.0
Strengths Has the feet and feel running between the tackles and in the open field. He has very good vision and patience to pick th...
16

Zamir
White

RB
Georgia   Mascot
Georgia Mascot
215lbs 6-0 4.53 14 116
71.0
Strengths Flashes initial burst and good lateral quickness to sidestep defenders or bounce runs outside with very good foot quickn...
15

Zach
Charbonnet

RB
UCLA   Mascot
UCLA Mascot
220lbs 6-1 4.41 18 130.5
71.0
Strengths Has the feet and feel running between the tackles and in the open field. He has very good vision and patience to pick th...
17

Kennedy
Brooks

RB
Oklahoma   Mascot
Oklahoma Mascot
215lbs 5-11 4.48 17 128.2
69.0
Strengths Has good burst to and through the hole. A patient runner with good vision and burst for the cutback. Squares his shoulde...
19

Vavae
Malepeai

RB
USC   Mascot
USC Mascot
220lbs 6-0 4.62 30 297.5
65.0
Strengths Has good vision to find the hole and get North-South. Gets good initial push and always seems to be falling forward for ...
18

Dameon
Pierce

RB
Florida   Mascot
Florida Mascot
215lbs 5-10 4.51 23 246
65.0
Strengths Has good burst to and through the hole. A patient runner with good vision and burst for the cutback. Squares his shoulde...
24

Ronnie
Rivers

RB
Fresno State   Mascot
Fresno State Mascot
195lbs 5-9 4.63 26 259.5
64.0
Strengths Shows a surprising burst to beat linebackers to the edge. Can plant his foot in the ground and explode, showing better s...
23

Stephen
Carr

RB
Indiana   Mascot
Indiana Mascot
215lbs 6-1 4.53 32 289
64.0
Strengths Has the feet and feel running between the tackles and in the open field. He has very good vision and patience to pick th...
22

Keaontay
Ingram

RB
USC   Mascot
USC Mascot
215lbs 6-0 4.52 25 256.5
64.0
Strengths Has the feet and feel running between the tackles and in the open field. He has very good vision and patience to pick th...
21

Kenneth
Walker III

RB
Michigan State   Mascot
Michigan State Mascot
210lbs 5-10 4.46 12 107.2
64.0
Strengths Shows a surprising burst to beat linebackers to the edge. Can plant his foot in the ground and explode, showing better s...
20

Max
Borghi

RB
Washington State   Mascot
Washington State Mascot
205lbs 5-10 4.45 24 255
64.0
Strengths Shows a surprising burst to beat linebackers to the edge. Can plant his foot in the ground and explode, showing better s...