A position that is not as popular as it once was, it has fluctuated between dying and creeping back the last few years. The core responsibility is to provide a blocking leader for a running back, in particular on short yardage carries. Most teams won’t carry a fullback because of the limited role. However, for some teams it is paramount to have a fullback, most probably due to a power run offense. Furthermore, if you can find a fullback that has some catching skills that will increase the chance of a team carrying one. Fullbacks almost always need to be special team stallwarts.
The Goods: School: Virginia Tech Position: FB Class: Senior Height: 5-10 Weight: 231 lbs Projected Draft Round: 5-7 Quick Quote: “Has experience as ball carrier, pass catcher, pass protector and lead blocker. Can block from multiple […]