2009 NFL Draft - Ranking The Running Backs
Clemson RB James Davis
Clemson RB James Davis
Posted Apr 28, 2008

CFN ranks the top 25 prospects for the 2009 NFL Draft. Who are the players to watch out for this season?

2009 NFL Draft Position Rankings

The Running Backs

Rankings of the 2009 Top Prospects
- Possible 1st Rounders
- Possible 2nd Rounders

- Possible 3rd Rounders
- Possible 4th Rounders
- Possible 5th Rounders

- Possible 6th Rounders
- Possible 7th Rounders & Free Agents
Wide Receivers
- Tight Ends
- Offensive Tackles 
- Offensive Guards
- Defensive Ends
- Defensive Tackles 
- Outside LBs
- Inside LBs
Free Safeties
- Strong Safeties
- Cornerbacks
- Punters & Kickers 

Going into the 2008 season, here are the top prospects to watch out for. For now, only FBS/D-I players who'll be eligible for the 2009 NFL Draft are listed. The player analysis will come later this summer. Remember, this isn't a ranking of the best college players. Yes, there sometimes is a difference between being a good pro prospect and a productive college football star.

1. Chris Wells, Ohio State (Junior)
2. Knowshon Moreno, Georgia (3rd year sophomore)
3. LeSean McCoy, Pitt (3rd year sophomore)
4. James Davis, Clemson
5. Javon Ringer, Michigan State
6. C.J. Spiller, Clemson (Junior)
7. Mike Goodson, Texas A&M (Junior)
8. Marlon Lucky, Nebraska
9. DeMarco Murray, Oklahoma (3rd year sophomore)
10. Arian Foster, Tennessee
11. Keegan Herring, Arizona State
12. P.J. Hill, Wisconsin (Junior)
13. Ben Tate, Auburn (Junior)
14. Damion Fletcher, Southern Miss (Junior)
15. Mikell Simpson, Virginia (Junior)
16. Tyrell Sutton, Northwestern
17. Ian Johnson, Boise State
18. Keiland Williams, LSU (Junior)
19. Maurice Wells, Ohio State
20. Jorvorskie Lane, Texas A&M (FB)
21. Javarris James, Miami (Junior)
22. Andre Brown, NC State
23. Anthony Allen, Louisville (Junior)
24. Kory Sheets, Purdue
25. Rodney Ferguson, New Mexico