With the first round of the 2011 NFL playoffs now over, and the BCS National Championship played, we are now one step closer to the a NFL Draft and the birth of a new breed of fascinating athletes.
Some of the nation's most successful college running backs will be entering the draft this season, including Mark Ingram, Daniel Thomas, Ryan Williams, Noel Devine, and Dion Lewis. Mark Ingram is the only back that is projected to be selected in the first round, but their is a ton of depth at the position this year.
In fact, running back is one of the deepest positions in the entire draft. In the later rounds, some lucky teams will be able to come away with a valuable steal in a guy like Emannuel Moody of Florida, or Miami, Florida's Damien Berry because of the immense talent from college that is now eligible to turn pro this year.
Familiarize yourself with the future running game of the National Football League.
The following slides exhibit the top 10 running backs entering the NFL Draft this season, and where they are likely to be selected.