April 24, 2015

A look at how the first round of the last 20 NFL drafts shaped up for running backs:

Year: Number of first round picks (First running back drafted, team, pick number)

2014: 0 (Bishop Sankey, Tennessee, 54)

2013: 0 (Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati, 37)

2012: 3 (Trent Richardson, Cleveland, 3)

2011: 1 (Mark Ingram, New Orleans, 28)

2010: 3 (CJ Spiller, Buffalo, 9)

2009: 3 (Knowshon Moreno, Denver, 12)

2008: 5 (Darren McFadden, Oakland, 4)

2007: 2 (Adrian Peterson, Minnesota, 7)

2006: 4 (Reggie Bush, New Orleans, 2)

2005: 3 (Ronnie Brown, Miami, 2)

2004: 3 (Steven Jackson, St. Louis 24)

2003: 2 (Willis McGahee, Buffalo, 23)

2002: 2 (William Green, Cleveland, 16)

2001: 3 (LaDainian Tomlinson, San Diego, 5)

2000: 5 (Jamal Lewis, Baltimore, 5)

1999: 2 (Edgerrin James, Indianapolis, 4)

1998: 4 (Curtis Enis, Chicago, 5)

1997: 2 (Warrick Dunn, Tampa Bay, 12)

1996: 3 (Lawrence Phillips, St. Louis, 6)

1995: 5 (Ki-Jana Carter, Cincinnati, 1)

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