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6 5.0 Croots 4 Florida

In the first round of recruiting commitments, Florida jumps out to the #1 class in the nation, signing six 5.0 potential players.

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    ACC Running Backs Preview: Preseason

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    ACC RB Rankings: Preseason

    Content provided by Coach Beeznik, UVA

    Greensboro, NC -- This list will follow some of the more traditional rules of having 1 player per team, and every team being represented. The ACC returns the undisputed best running back in the country, DeSean Dockery. Behind him are some other talented running backs, who hope to be big factors for their team during the 2021 season.

     

    14 . Aaden Trammel - :cuse:  -  Syracuse lost an underrated player in Giovanni Coley and it looks like they're gonna go with Junior Aaden Trammel.  Trammel's ceiling is low and I wouldn't be surprised if he loses the job to the more powerful Gabe Ramsey at some point this season.

    Last Year: No Stats

     

    13. Kristian Noel - :unc: -  Another case where a team will have a new player taking a majority of the carries.  It is uncertain who will get the nod here between Noel and Xavier Lancaster, but Noel has been getting a majority of the work with the first team on the practice field so far. Neither option really excites here and there likely won't be a lot of room to run as the Tar Heels' OL is in rough shape.

    Last Year: No stats

     

    12. Jonah Crawley - :gt: - Bob Squires started for the Yellow Jackets last year but has seemingly lost his job to Crawley.  That'll happen when you only average 3.10 YPC and gain a total of 534 yards as the lead back.  Crawley should be more successful but it's still going to be difficult and I would expect Georgia Tech to rely on their passing game more than the redshirt freshman to get it done.  

    Last Year: No stats

     

    11. Noah Wooten - :fsu: - The Seminoles are going with true freshman Noah Wooten this season and it's not tough to see why, he's much more talented than the other running backs on the roster and will likely make that offense much more dynamic this year.  He's a big upgrade over last year's starter Richard Sherman who falls all the way back to fourth on the depth chart.

    Last Year: No stats

     

    10. Raymond Smiley - :pitt: - Raymond Smiley was all smiles when he won the starting job over senior Malachi Simms.  He'll try his best to replace Jaeden Daniel's 933 yards and more importantly his 14 TDs.  Easier said than done.  

    Last Year: No stats

     

    9. Julius Whitaker - :vt: - Yet another team will be going with a new starter.  Virginia Tech loses 1118 yards and 15 TDs with the graduation of converted Full Back Ervin Maurice and Whitaker gets the task of trying to replace him.  Virginia Tech will desperately need him to as they are thin at WR and they bring a new starting QB into the fold as well.

    Last Year: No stats

     

    8. Keith Harley - :ncsu: - Finally a returning starter.  Harley ran for 967 yards and 6 TDs as a Sophomore last year.  They'll look for him to improve there but with two Freshman starting on that OL that might be tough.  Harley should look to improve the most in the passing game, where he only recorded one reception last year.

    Last Year: Rushing, 246 Attempts, 967 yards, 6 TDs, 3.91 YPC.  Receiving, 1 catch, 5 yards, 1 TD.

     

    7. Josiah Brock - :clemson: - Brock replaces graduated Senior Mark Timmy as we see yet more turnover at skill positions in the ACC.  Brock bring a lot more speed than Timmy and they may lean on the Red Shirt Freshman quite heavily as there is not an abundance of weapons on this offense.

    Last Year: No stats

     

    6. Jorge Tovar - :bc: - Mr. Tovar you have big shoes to fill  as Zahir Watts starts his NFL career with the New Orleans Saints.  It will be tough for Tovar to match Watts' production but he's a good back in his own right and Boston College has some nice weapons elsewhere to take the pressure off of him.  Defense should be focusing on Miles Carmichael and his passing weapons which should open up some big plays for Tovar.

    Last Year: No stats

     

    5. Kyle Palmer - :wake: - Wake Forest made the odd decision to redshirt Palmer in his Senior year, but that'll pay off this year.  Wake Forest's OL is in not very good, but Palmer should still have a good year.  Wake Forest will likely look to keep defenses off balance by running with QB James Bett often.

    Last Year: No stats

     

    4. Reginald Saunders - :uva: - Saunders barely missed the thousand yard mark last year but did record 16 touchdowns rushing.  Things are uncertain in Virginia with npklemm's stunning departure for Ball State.  There are signs from what beeznik liked to do in Ohio that Saunders could be in for a big year, just ask Owen Walton.  With a true Freshman at QB look for Virginia to lean on Saunders early and often.

    Last Year: Rushing, 220 attempts, 970 yards, 16 TDs, 4.41 YPC.  Receiving, 8 catches, 84 yards, 0 TDs.

     

    3. Christian Collins - :duke: - There is every reason to believe Christian "Laettner" Collins could have huge year this year.  Duke has a talented offense and teams will not be able to just stack the box and hope to contain Collins, you do that and you'll get picked apart by a very talented group of WRs and a QB who can sling the ball around with the best of them.  While that may help his YPC, it may limit the amount of yards he's able to accrue this year as Duke will likely spread the ball around.

    Last Year: Rushing, 242 attempts, 992 yards, 12 TDs, 4.10 YPC. Receiving, 4 catches, 44 yards, 0 TDs.

     

    2. Ronnie Peterson - :miami: - We know Peterson is a great talent, the situation in Miami has made it difficult for him to reach his full potential.  Nonetheless he was 3rd in rushing yards in the ACC last year as Miami's offense had no choice but to lean heavily on him.  Miami has some better players this year and that should help Peterson out.  He was the only player in the conference to reach the 300 carry mark last year, so Miami should look to take some of the weight off of him this year.

    Last Year: Rushing, 300 attempts, 1245 yards, 13 TDs, 4.15 YPC.  Receiving, 2 catches, 9 yards, 0 TDs.

     

    1. DeSean Dockery - :louisville: - Expect to see a lot from Dockery again this year.  He had 1645 yards and 24 TDs on the ground last year, but Louisville has a new starting QB, and still doesn't have much in the way of receiving threats.  Teams will no doubt stack the box, but that wasn't enough to stop Dockery from running all over the competition last year.

    Last Year: Rushing, 299 attempts, 1645 yards, 24 TDs, 5.50 YPC.  Receiving, 3 catches, 41 yards, 1 TD.

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