Every year, we search tirelessly for the small school player who will come out of nowhere to have a storied career that no one saw coming. It’s the classic underdog story that everyone roots for when watching sports. As we all know, this year’s running back class is loaded. This may cause even more players to slip through the cracks than usual, allowing NFL teams to pluck up talented backs that would normally get drafted as undrafted free agents. Most of these backs will be the small school players that we root so hard for. To learn more about these backs, here are my top 15 draft-eligible small school backs.
1. Jeremy McNichols, RB, Boise State