2012 Draft Prospects Series: Running Backs

The Raiders.com Draft Prospects series is back for 2012. We continue this year's edition of the series with a look at the running backs and fullbacks who were invited to participate in the NFL's Annual Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Photos courtesy of the respective player's university or college.*
 

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Edwin Baker | 5'8" | 204 pounds | Michigan State
Baker played in 35 games and carried the ball 462 times for 2,293 yards and 19 TDs. In 2011, Baker rushed for 665 yards on 170 attempts.

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Mike Ball | 5'9" | 206 pounds | Nevada
In 32 games at Nevada, Ball rushed 196 times for 1,183 yards and 12 TDs and caught 23 passes for 116 yards and four TDs. In 2011, Ball carried the ball 135 times for 704 yards and three TDs.

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Vick Ballard | 5'10" | 219 pounds | Mississippi State
Ballard rushed for 2,157 yards and 29 TDs on 379 carries in 25 games at Mississippi State. During the 2011 season, Ballard had 193 carries for 1,189 yards and 10 TDs.

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Brandon Bolden | 5'11" | 222 pounds | Mississippi
In 48 games at Ole Miss, Bolden rushed for 2,604 yards and 27 TDs on 486 carries and caught 76 passes for 807 yards and six TDs. In 2011, Bolden rushed 96 times for 513 yards and four TDs.

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Lennon Creer | 5'11" | 219 pounds | Louisiana Tech
Creer played in 22 games and rushed 410 times for 2,019 yards and 19 TDs. In 10 games in 2011, Creer carried the ball 198 times for 838 yards and nine TDs.

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Terrance Ganaway | 6'0" | 239 pounds | Baylor
Ganaway played in 38 games, rushing for 2,042 yards and 28 TDs on 364 carries. In 2011, Ganaway rushed for 1,547 yards and 21 TDs on 250 carries, including six multi-touchdown games.

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Cyrus Gray | 5'10" | 206 pounds | Texas A&M
In 49 games at Texas A&M, Gray rushed 632 times for 3,298 yards and 30 TDs, caught 103 passes for 776 yards and six TDs, and returned 99 kickoffs for 2,349 yards and two TDs. In 2011, Gray rushed 198 times for 1,045 yards and 12 TDs and caught 31 passes for 239 yards and three TDs.

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Jonas Gray | 5'10" | 223 pounds | Notre Dame
Gray played in 34 games and rushed 189 times for 1,100 yards and 12 TDs. In 2011, Gray totaled 791 yards and 12 TDs on 114 carries.

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Jewel Hampton | 5'9" | 218 pounds | Southern Illinois
In one season at Southern Illinois, Hampton rushed 230 times for 1,121 yards and 17 TDs. He played in 11 games in 2011 and also caught 19 passes for 163 yards.

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Dan Herron | 5'10" | 213 pounds | Ohio State
Herron played in 41 games, totaling 2,872 yards rushing and 32 TDs on 593 carries and 44 catches for 309 yards and one TD. In 2011, Herron played in seven games and rushed for 678 yards and three TDs.

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Ronnie Hillman | 5'9" | 200 pounds | San Diego State
In 26 games, Hillman rushed 573 times for 3,243 yards and 36 TDs, while adding 33 catches for 338 yards and two TDs. In 2011, Hillman totaled 1,711 rushing yards and 19 TDs on 311 carries.

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LaMichael James | 5'8" | 194 pounds | Oregon
James played in 37 games and rushed 771 times for 5,082 yards and 53 TDs. He also caught 51 passes for 586 yards and four TDs. In 2011, James had 247 rushing attempts for 1,805 yards and 18 TDs, including four games of over 200 yards.

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Doug Martin | 5'9" | 223 pounds | Boise State
In 51 games, Martin rushed 617 times for 3,431 yards and 43 TDs, caught 67 passes for 715 yards and four TDs, and returned 26 kickoffs for 739 yards and one TD. In 2011, Martin rushed 263 times for 1,299 yards and 16 TDs and added two receiving TDs and one kickoff return for a TD.

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Davin Meggett | 5'8" | 211 pounds | Maryland
Meggett played in 50 games and totaled 2,411 rushing yards and 18 TDs on 485 carries, adding 46 catches for 454 yards and two TDs. In 2011, Meggett rushed 171 times for 896 yards and four TDs.

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Lamar Miller | 5'11" | 212 pounds | Miami
In 23 games, Miller rushed 335 times for 1,918 yards and 15 TDs and returned 15 kickoffs for 376 yards and a TD. In 2011, Miller rushed 227 times for 1,272 yards and nine TDs.

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Alfred Morris | 5'10" | 219 pounds | Florida Atlantic
In 49 games, Morris rushed 732 times for 3,529 yards and 27 TDs and added 30 catches for 300 yards and four TDs. In 2011, Morris carried the ball 235 times for 1,186 yards and nine TDs.

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Isaiah Pead | 5'10" | 197 pounds | Cincinnati
Pead played in 44 games, rushing for 3,288 yards and 27 TDs on 545 carries and added 721 yards and six TDs receiving on 87 catches. In 2011, Pead rushed 237 times for 1,259 yards and 12 TDs and caught 39 passes for 319 yards and three TDs.

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Bernard Pierce | 6'0" | 218 pounds | TempleIn 35 games at Temple, Pierce rushed 663 times for 3,570 yards and 53 TDs. In 2011, Pierce rushed 273 times for 1,481 yards and 27 TDs.

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Chris Polk | 5'11" | 215 pounds | Washington
Polk played in 40 games at Washington, rushing 799 times for 4,049 yards and 26 TDs. He also caught 79 passes for 683 yards and four TDs. In 2011, Polk rushed 293 times for 1,488 yards and 12 TDs and caught 31 passes for 332 yards and four TDs.

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Tauren Poole | 5'10" | 205 pounds | Tennessee
In 50 games, Poole rushed 423 times for 1,898 yards and 16 TDs and caught 45 passes for 343 yards and a TD. In 2011, Poole rushed for 693 yards and five TDs on 187 carries.

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Chris Rainey | 5'8" | 180 pounds | Florida
In 53 games, Rainey rushed 396 times for 2,464 yards and 13 TDs, caught 69 passes for 795 yards and six TDs, and returned 18 kickoffs for 454 yards and 26 punts for 235 yards. In 2011, Rainey rushed 171 times for 861 yards and two TDs and caught 31 passes for 381 yards and two TDs.

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Trent Richardson | 5'11" | 224 pounds | Alabama
Richardson played in 38 games and totaled 540 rushing attempts for 3,130 yards and 35 TDs, 68 catches for 730 yards and seven TDs, and 28 kickoff returns for 720 yards and one TD. In 2011, Richardson rushed 283 times for 1,679 yards and 21 TDs and caught 29 passes for 338 yards and three TDs.

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Darrell Scott | 6'0" | 231 pounds | South Florida
Scott played in 11 games, all in 2011, at South Florida and carried the ball 153 times for 814 yards and five TDs and added 15 catches for 169 yards and one TD.

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Robert Turbin | 5'10" | 222 pounds | Utah State
In 38 games, Turbin rushed 565 times for 3,315 yards and 40 TDs and caught 67 passes for 845 yards and 11 TDs. In 2011, Turbin rushed for 1,517 yards and 19 TDs on 249 carries and caught 17 passes for 171 yards and four TDs.

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Marc Tyler | 5'11" | 219 pounds | Southern California
Tyler played in 32 games and rushed 334 times for 1,751 yards and 15 TDs and caught 29 passes for 245 yards and two TDs. In 2011, Tyler rushed for 568 yards and four TDs on 122 carries and caught 11 passes for 108 yards.

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Fozzy Whittaker | 5'9" | 193 pounds | Texas
In 40 games, Whittaker rushed 263 times for 1,233 yards and 12 TDs and caught 73 passes for 464 yards and one TD. In 2011, Whittaker rushed for 386 yards and six TDs on 66 carries, caught 16 passes for 145 yards and one TD and returned 10 kickoffs for 424 yards and two TDs.

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David Wilson | 5'10" | 206 pounds | Virginia Tech
In 40 games, Wilson rushed 462 times for 2,662 yards and 18 TDs, caught 37 passes for 363 yards and five TDs and returned 61 kickoffs for 1,324 yards and two TDs. In 2011, he rushed 290 times for 1,709 yards and nine TDs, caught 22 passes for 129 yards and a TD, and returned 22 kickoffs for 415 yards.


 
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Rhett Ellison | 6'5" | 251 pounds | Southern California
Ellison played tight end in 25 games at USC and caught 43 passes for 372 yards and five TDs. In 2011, Ellison had 22 receptions for 133 yards and two TDs.

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Bradie Ewing | 6'0" | 239 pounds | Wisconsin
In 51 games at Wisconsin, Ewing caught 28 passes for 328 yards and TDs and rushed seven times for two TDs. In 2011, Ewing caught 20 passes for 246 yards.


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