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Posted On: 10/7/20 8:38 AM

Charlotte is loaded with talent at most positions, but maybe none more than at running back. We wrap up our Charlotte running back rankings with the top six backs in the city.

6. Daylan SmothersDaylanSmothers5'11" | RBVance | 2023StateNC, 6’ 180, Vance- One of the youngest players on out list, Smothers already holds an offer from Virginia Tech. He’s already a big back and has plenty of time to grow. He’s set up to feature heavily in Vance’s talented offense and he could put up some huge numbers in the spring.

5. Paul NeelPaulNeel5'10" | RBCharlotte Catholic | 2021StateNC, 5’10 185, Charlotte Catholic- Neel is the top back at a school that consistently produces top-tier running backs. Neel put up nearly 2000 rushing yards last year and over 25 touchdowns. He runs with great pad level and has home run speed with which he can finish runs. His vision is also great and we expect him to make a big impact for a Division 2 team in college.

4. Chavion SmithChavionSmith5'9" | RBStatesville | 2021StateNC, 5’9 195, Statesville- A thick, powerful back, Smith runs with good pad level. He’s tough to bring down in the open field and wins with a combination and speed and power. He was slowed

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