Most scouts already concluded that the 2012 NFL draft was extremely deep at the running back position. What happened at the combine today in Indianapolis went a long way in furthering that idea.
It also narrowed the gap between Trent Richardson and the second-tier backs in the draft. Players that performed at a high level during the Senior Bowl continued their stellar postseason performances today at the combine. Other players that didn't have an opportunity to show their stuff in Mobile utilized the combine as a vehicle to prove that they belong in the conversation for first-round looks.
This article is going to focus on five running back prospects who upped their stocks in Indianapolis during Sunday's combine drills.