Melvin Gordon, Todd Gurley top 2015 NFL Draft headlines

November 17, 2014

Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon set a new FBS single-game rushing record by running for 408 yards (in three quarters!) against Nebraska Saturday. Gordon, now likely among the top Heisman Trophy candidates, sits just 91 yards away from becoming the 17th player in college football history to rush for 2,000 (via CFT)  …read more FRG’s Take:  Just, wow.  Melvin Gordon and Todd Gurley were going to jockey for the top…


Jay Ajayi posts 179 total yds, 1 TD versus Ole Miss

NCAA Football: Boise State at Colorado State
August 29, 2014

Boise State redshirt junior RB Jay Ajayi rushed for 86 yards on 20 carries and added 93 receiving yards and a touchdown on 12 receptions in the school’s 35-13 loss to Ole Miss. …read more   FRG’s Take:  Ajayi will slowly but surely ascend up the 2015 NFL Draft rankings, as he’s a name that’s getting a bit lost in the shuffle when the top running back prospects in the…


LSU’s Terrance Magee to split carries with highly-touted freshman

LSU running back Terrence Magee could be bitter. As a senior, this should be his season to shine as the feature runner in the Tigers’ offense. Yet, freshman Leonard Fournette is the running back generating all the buzz around the program. Magee may not be the team’s starter this season, (via CFT)  …read more FRG’s TAKE:  Regardless of how LSU decides to split up the carries, they are going to…

August 12, 2014

Doak Walker Award watch list released

July 17, 2014

College football may be trending more to the passing game, but the Doak Walker Award reminds us all there are some top quality running backs playing key roles on their teams as well. This year’s Doak Walker Award watch list includes 53 of the nation’s top running backs. The list (Via CFT)  …read more FRG’s TAKE:  The Doak Walker Award is always my favorite to watch unfold during the season….


Scouting the RBs: Isaiah Crowell, Alabama St.

Isaiah Crowell, Alabama St.
April 17, 2014

Isaiah Crowell | Alabama State | 5’11”, 224lbs Isaiah Crowell, the well-traveled running back from the Alabama State Hornets, enters the 2014 NFL Draft after a roller coaster of a collegiate career…Was named the Freshman of the Year in the SEC in 2011 after a phenomenal season for the Georgia Bulldogs in which he gained 850 yards rushing (5 TDs) in seven starts…Transferred to Alabama State in 2012 and totaled…


FRG Scouting NFL Draft Guide, Sample Report: Devonta Freeman, RB, Fla St.

Devonta Freeman, FSU
April 8, 2014

3.     Devonta Freeman | Florida St. | 5’8″, 206lbs Devonta Freeman, the junior running back from the defending champion Florida State Seminoles, enters the 2014 NFL Draft after a successful 2013 season in which he ran for 1,016 yards and 14 TDs (5.9 ypc)…Was named First Team All-ACC after starting all 14 games last season…For his career, Freeman totaled 404 carries for 2,255 yards and 30 TDs, while adding 47…


Scouting the RBs: James White, Wisconsin

December 21, 2013

While most of the focus in the NFL Draft community has been on Melvin Gordon, the RS Sophomore running back for the Wisconsin Badgers, his running mate James White is a solid prospect who has a chance to rise up the draft board this Spring. White isn’t a stranger to being the “other” guy in his team’s backfield.  Prior to Melvin Gordon exploding on the scene, White played second fiddle…


Melvin Gordon Runs Back to Wisconsin

December 20, 2013

As FRG Scouting continues to plow through the running back class of 2014, there’s one less talented prospect to evaluate. Melvin Gordon, the RS Sophomore runner for the Wisconsin Badgers, announced today that he is returning to Madison for the 2014 college football season.