2021 NFL Draft: Highlights from top RB prospects

Matt Urben
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Considering Atlanta’s lack of salary cap space, the team has to be happy after landing running back Mike Davis on a two-year deal worth $5.5 million. Davis, who racked up over 1,000 all-purpose yards filling in for injured Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey last season, is a starting-caliber back that gives the Falcons options in the upcoming NFL draft.

Now Atlanta doesn’t have to use an early-round pick on a running back, but it doesn’t prohibit the team from doing so, either. Let’s take a look at some highlights from this year’s top RB prospects, including Clemson’s Travis Etienne, Alabama’s Najee Harris and Oklahoma State’s Chuba Hubbard.

Travis Etienne - Clemson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtVVK_KfttA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0lu4iLoAMg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLc9bkr5gTs

Najee Harris - Alabama

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2hneExTvFI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWkgM4cpuIY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIbCeh_DKzg

Javonte Williams - North Carolina


Michael Carter - North Carolina

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCsIRPSp9nA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4z0YQMWwzhs

Kenneth Gainwell - Mempis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kec8_ALvqjQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnjZFwxlCPM

Demetric Felton - UCLA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-M3XVb80i0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Dmk6xTqebk

Kylin Hill - Mississippi State

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjT_ar8z5FI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84zqelEqDqY

Trey Sermon - Ohio State

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RF4BpHpIgk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjd4UnBh1XY

Rhamondre Stevenson - Oklahoma

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-6LHgBEStw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gY95Qo0psPo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTVX1CIT4JM

Jaret Patterson - Buffalo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLtdHcBSTLo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1H-CXpIvdUk&t=2s

Chuba Hubbard - Oklahoma State

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4KjpCeQrCM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I56Kz2w1drk