Running Backs

Kerryon Johnson – Auburn

Kerryon Johnson

College- Auburn

Height- 6 feet

Weight – 212 pounds

Position- Running Back



  • Great body control and balance
  • Has good speed and acceleration
  • Dangerous in open space
  • Potential workhorse back with great size
  • Very elusive and shifty
  • Can create his own path
  • Can be explosive
  • Patient at the line of scrimmage



  • Needs improvement on his pass protection
  • Can catch and run routes but isn’t featured in the passing game
  • Doesn’t break a lot of tackles but runs with some power
  • Likes to bounce runs to the outside


Johnson is a potential 3 down back at the NFL level. He has had a lot of success his junior year at Auburn which should translate nicely at the next level.  His size, patience, and shiftiness will get the attention of some NFL teams. He will most likely start as a change of pace back but anything can happen. He should be looked at as a 2nd round pick.

NFL comparison: Joseph Addai

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