Top Five Running Back Signees for 2011

March 10, 2011

1. Isaiah Crowell – Georgia

Some analysts believe he will do for Georgia what Lattimore did for South Carolina last year. Those expectations might be too high, but it shows you what kind of talent Crowell possesses. Georgia has been disappointed with the progress of running backs Caleb King and Washaun Ealey. That’s why Georgia’s coaches hope Crowell will beat them out this fall.

2. Kenny Hilliard – LSU

Hilliard is already in Baton Rouge going through the spring semester at LSU. Hilliard has the size (5-11, 225) to play right away in the SEC, and the Tigers might need that with the departure of Stevan Ridley to the NFL. Hilliard probably didn’t show up on the hype meter last year because he committed to LSU early in his junior year. The Tigers are very fortunate to have him

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