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Posted On: 03/29/21 1:45 PM

For most people that have followed the Class of 2023 closely; they more than likely know about backs like Dylan Edwards Dylan Edwards 5'9" | RB Derby | 2023 State KS from Derby and John Randle John Randle 6'0" | RB Wichita Heights | 2023 State KS out of Wichita Heights. But there are plenty of other talented tailbacks in this group. Look for these six backs to run wild during their junior year.

Jordan Johnson Jordan Johnson 5'11" | RB Fort Scott | 2023 KS – Fort Scott, 5’11”, 180

Johnson was a key piece to the Tigers’ run heavy offense in 2020. He earned 1st Team All-SEK honors and helped lead Fort Scott to a 7-1 record after going 1-8 the previous year. One of the best aspects about his game is his balance. He can stay up to get those extra yards after being hit. Johnson is a strong runner that explodes through the line, and he’s also a willing blocker in their split-back set. His role should increase this season.

Eric Butler Eric Butler 6'1" | RB Olathe South | 2023 KS – Olathe South, 6’1”, 205

Butler already has next level size as a sophomore. The Olathe South product managed to pick up an Honorable Mention nod in a competitive Sunflower League filled with talented tailbacks. He displays a combination of good vision and footwork, and he can

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