Scouting The Running Backs: Class of 2011

Here’s a look at the top senior running back prospects entering the 2011 season:

DeMarco Murray, Oklahoma –
The slashing back has been hindered by injuries throughout his Sooners career and will need to prove that he can stay healthy entering his senior season. While he does not project as a feature back at the next level, Murray does possess breakaway burst and ability to pick up yards after the catch as a receiver.

Evan Royster, Penn State –
Any team looking for a between-the-tackles workhorse should look no further than Royster, who has exceeded the 100-yard barrier in 11 games over the past two seasons and needs just 481 rushing yards to break Curt Warner’s all-time PSU rushing record. Royster reacts quickly and has good wiggle in

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