Posted On: 09/16/20 8:00 AM

City Rankings:  Raleigh – Durham Area 2021 RB’s (1-8)

  The group of running backs listed displays their athletic skills in a variety of ways on the playing field.  This is the first group of the best backs in the area:


  #1.  Trevion CooleyTrevionCooley5'10" | RBKnightdale | 2021StateNC, 5’10” 200 – Knightdale HS.  Trevion is an explosive runner who sheds would-be tacklers.  He follows his blockers then runs past defenders.


#2.  Jaylen WrightJaylenWright5'11" | RBSouthern Durham | 2021StateNC, 6’0” 192 – Southern Durham HS.  Jaylen displays a combination of power and speed.  He does not go down upon first contact with a tackler.  The Tennessee commit will continue to ignite the offense.


#3.  William Lovick, 5’7” 185 – New Bern HS.  A shifty runner who follows his blockers well.  William displays a combination of power and speed in the open field.


 #4.  Raekwon Batts, 5’10” 235 – Beddingfield HS.   A big and powerful runner who runs overs tacklers.  He accelerates in the open field and runs past defenders.


 #5.  Juan Riddick, 5’11” 180 – Northeastern HS.  Juan accelerates quickly as he finds openings in the defense to gain yards.  He outruns defenders in the open field.


 #6.  Derek Coombs,

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