Posted On: 01/7/21 6:14 AM

Running backs need a unique skill set to be effective. Not only does a player need speed and quickness, but balance, vision, toughness and want. The following are players who have the testing aspect down so they are in the discussion if they perform on the field.

Sam Cross, St. Dominic 2023-- Sam is a fleet-footed player who though slight in build, has excellent quickness and explosion. Cross ran one of the best short shuttles in the entire camp at a 4.09. His vertical jump of 33.5 was also one of the tops of the day. Cross was fluid in his movements and as he continues to add size and strength, could be a factor along with Jackson Overton for the next few years at St. Dominic.

Tommy Glacken, Francis Howell Central 2025-- Attending your first combine like setting can be unnerving, but the young Glacken participated and acted like a veteran. I am always amazed when rising eighth-graders show up and do well especially with seniors around but the future FHC runner posted one of the few sub-5.0 40s for the entire running back group,

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