One of the easier positions to play in football is the RB position, due to a player needing fewer tools to be a successful back. As a former RB when yours truly played, I tend take special pride when evaluating RB prospects.
The position can really help take a team over the top, as having the ability to feed a back 20-25 times a game while also impacting the passing game takes a lot of pressure off of your QB and the offense as a whole. Last year, in 2013 recruiting, we saw a great year for running backs, and many of them should go on to be impacting in the college game.
For this read, let's take a quick look at some tangible tools a RB recruit needs for success. These tools are things that are deemed concrete skills a RB recruit needs to have to really get noticed by college coaches.