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Which Team Will Draft RB Josh Jacobs?

It’s been five years since the last time a running back wasn’t drafted in the first round of the NFL draft—and we might see that happen again this year, because no teams picking in the first round have a pressing need for a running back.

The consensus top running back in this class is Alabama’s Josh Jacobs, an every-down back who has proved himself to be an effective pass-catcher. Because of Alabama’s consistently deep group of running backs, Jacobs finished his collegiate career with just 251 carries, giving him fresh legs ahead of his NFL career, and he has the potential to become the lead back for the team that drafts him.