Running backs are taking more pride these days in being able to run with both power and speed. I notice a lot of backs in this 2013 class like to simply attack and come hard downhill to attack run alleys and challenge tacklers.
Not only do they prefer this way of running, but many of them also hate getting tackled by a single defender. The "Beast Mode" running style is in effect these days in the RB community, highlighted by the hard running style of one Marshawn Lynch of the Seattle Seahawks.
As I mentioned before, I notice many backs in this year's class who run in a similar fashion. Here's the top 11 of them.