The running back position comes as an anomaly in the NFL nowadays. Rarely do you see one get drafted very high in the NFL and then turn out to be worth it for that team.
There are the rare occasions where a running back ends up being a big time player, like Adrian Peterson or Todd Gurley, but most of the time teams wait until the later round.
Some of these running backs this year may be in for a wait, but they should end up being well worth it.
Who are the top five underrated running backs in the NFL Draft? Let’s take a look.