2015 NFL Draft: Detroit Lions Select RB Ameer Abdullah

With the 54th pick in the NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions have drafted Ameer Abdullah out of Nebraska.

Position: Running Back

Measurables: 5’9”, 205 lbs, 30” arm length, 8.5” hands


Abdullah as first-round talent, but his lack of NFL size and issues with ball security dropped him to the second round.. Abdullah is an runner, an elite ball-catcher, and is a natural zone-scheme fit. However, his high character and leadership ability are his best attributes.

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