Texas Longhorns running back D’Onta Foreman has announced that he will forgo his senior season at Texas and declare for the 2017 NFL Draft.
The 2017 running back draft class is shaping up as one of the elite running back classes in recent memory. D’Onta Foreman is joining a class that could potentially have LSU’s Leonard Fornette, FSU’s Dalvin Cook and Stanford’s Christian McCaffery. If all these elite college running backs join Foreman in the NFL Draft next year he could looked at as an excellent addition in the middle rounds of the draft.
Junior running back D’Onta Foreman had his best year of his career while apart of down Texas Longhorns team that concluded the season with a 5-7 record. This past season Foreman really came out in his junior season as he finished the season as the nations leading rusher with 2,028 rushing yards and 15 total touchdowns. This is the right time for Foreman to declare for the draft duly in part of his nation rushing leading season as well as being an Heisman candidate.
Doing background information on the potential draft stock Foreman holds, it says he could be looked at in the middle of second round or early second round. NFL.com’s Chase Goodbread reports that Foreman is a mixture of Panthers Jonathan Stewart and Kansas City Chiefs Jamaal Charles. D’Onta Foreman is currently listed in the elite five running backs in the NSN NFL Draft running back rankings, full list will be released very soon.