Scouting Combine Preview: Running Backs (1 Viewer)

Dan in Lafayette

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Chris Steuber / Fox Sports

Without the infusion of underclassmen like Arkansas' Darren McFadden and Felix Jones, the 2008 running back draft class would be mediocre. So how do McFadden, Jones and the nation's other top running backs rank among the 32 that have been invited to showcase their skills at the NFL Combine?

1. *Darren McFadden, Arkansas, 6-2, 210

McFadden is the top prospect in the entire 2008 draft class, and with his ability to provide instant offense, he will be highly sought after by many teams. It's been rumored that the Dallas Cowboys are interested in packaging their two first round picks in an attempt to acquire McFadden. These rumors have circulated due to the alumni ties Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has with the University of Arkansas. Scouts and team personnel from around the league will want to see McFadden participate in as many drills as possible, but at this time it's unknown what drills he intends on performing. Full Story – Fox Sports

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