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RBs Invited to NFL Scouting Combine

Thirty-six running backs were invited to the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on Feb. 17.

The five-best running backs invited to the NFL Scouting Combine.

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PLAYERS INVITED:36MORE: WIDE RECEIVERSDEFENSIVE BACKSOFFENSIVE LINEMENTIGHT ENDS, DEFENSIVE LINEMEN, QUARTERBACKS LEADING THE PACK: Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon is one of two running backs projected to be drafted in the first round and is considered to be the top player at his position in the upcoming draft.  As a senior in 2014, he scored 29 touchdowns. Gordon averaged 8.43 yards per carry in his previous three seasons. On his heels is Georgia's Todd Gurley, who is also expected to be a first-round selection.

TOP FIVE RUNNING BACKS (Projected round)
1. Melvin Gordon, Wisconsin (1)
2. Todd Gurley, Georgia (1)
3. Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska (2)
4. Jay Ajayi, Boise State (2)
5. Duke Johnson, Miami (2)
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RUNNING BACKS**
Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska

Jay Ajayi, Boise State
Buck Allen, USC
Cameron Artis-Payne, Auburn
Dominique Brown, Louisville
Malcolm Brown, Texas
Mike Burton, Rutgers
BJ Catalon, TCU
David Cobb, Minnesota
Tevin Coleman, Indiana
Mike Davis, South Carolina
Michael Dyer, Louisville
Jahwan Edwards, Ball State
Jalston Fowler, Alabama
Melvin Gordon, Winconsin
Todd Gurley, Georgia
Dee Hart, Colorado State
Braylon Heard, Kentucky
Kenny Hilliard, Louisiana State
Joey Iosefa, Hawaii
David Johnson, Northern Iowa
Gus Johnson, Stephen F. Austin
Duke Johnson, Miami
Matt Jones, Florida
Jeremy Langford, Michigan State
Terrence Magee, Louisana State
Marcus Murphy, Missouri
Thomas Rawls, Central Michigan
Josh Robinson, Mississippi State
Ross Scheuerman, Lafayette
Tyler Varga, Yale
Karlos Williams, Florida State
Trey Williams, Texas A&M
TJ Yeldon, Alabama
Zach Zenner, South Dakota State

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