Carucci's top 5 RB's in the Draft

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  1. Ch0sn0ne

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    lendale ahead of deangelo? that aint happenin'. backs without breakaway speed do not go that high. I like maroney a lot but i dont see him going ahead of dw either but I see them as almost equal. I also like calhoun who isnt on the list. he musta touched the ball 40 times a game under the godfather. I used to watch every wisci game on espn2 early saturdays when i could. Calhoun was simply amazing.

    id like to find out his total touches in his career there.
     
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    I think DW is a Kevin Faulk type guy. Will never be a feature back because of his size. More of a situational player because of his size. Who knows though, I thought Dominic Davis was destined for the same type career, but he proved me and tons of others wrong.
     
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    oh trust me, these scouts know of anyone at a d1 school and dont play favorites. If they believe dw is better they'll say so and many have. Lendale is a good back and it simply depends on a team's needs as to which is a better fit. however, he likely wont go that high because he lacks the speed to warrant such a high pick. teams dont want another (wisci irony) ron dayne mishap although lendale seems like he'd be a good fit for the packers who pick 5th or so.
     
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    thats the stereotype people have of backs who are short when they see them initially but watching him in his days at memphis, he certainly isn't just a receiving back. He punishes the defensive and runs between the tackles. He's much more physical than a warrick dunn who carries the ball about 20 times a game and dunn is 25 lbs lighter.

    DW will be an every down back i do believe. he's almost the exact size as some guy named barry sanders in his prime but probably even a few lbs heavier and catches the ball almost as well as reggie bush.
     
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    It will be interesting to see what round he goes in the draft and who gets him. If he stays healthy he should have quite a career in the NFL.
     

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