FantasyLabs Editor-in-Chief Matthew Freedman is joined by Emory Hunt, the founder of Football Gameplan, to discuss the running backs of the 2018 NFL draft class.

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01:38– A golden age for running back prospects?

03:37 – Saquon Barkley (Penn State): The No. 1 back in the class

07:28 – Derrius Guice (LSU), Ronald Jones II (USC), Sony Michel (Georgia), and Nick Chubb (Georgia): A cut below

09:11 – Rashaad Penny (San Diego State): Big production at pennies on the dollar

13:25 – Royce Freeman (Oregon), Kalen Ballage (Arizona State), Ryan Nall (Oregon State) and Kamryn Pettway (Auburn): Big-bodied mid-rounders

15:50 – Jaylen Samuels (NC State): A position-less prospect?

19:00 – Mark Walton (Miami): The forgotten man

22:13 – Akrum Wadley (Iowa), Ito Smith (Southern Miss), Nyheim Hines (NC State): Mid-sized mid-rounders

25:20 – Chase Edmonds (Fordham) and Martez Carter (Grambling State): Small-school studs

29:15 – Josh Adams (Notre Dame) and Bo Scarbrough (Alabama): Big-school prospects with declining hype

32:50 – Where is the running back value?

37:24 – Which player will have the best NFL career?


Matthew Freedman is the Editor-in-Chief of FantasyLabs. He has a dog and sometimes a British accent. In Cedar Rapids, Iowa, he’s known only as The Labyrinthian.