Posted On: 04/6/21 4:52 PM

Running back has become a unique position for evaluators. While they are a key part of most offenses, some teams may completely ignore the running back position in favor of down the field deep threats. While this may be a valid method, many coaches misuse running backs and see them as a one dimensional threat. Getting your backs involved in the passing game can be a valuable asset for your offense. The running back class in Michigan last season was of course headlined by Donovan Edwards Donovan Edwards 5'11" | RB West Bloomfield | 2021 State MI , but there is a steady mix of talent for the Fall 2021 season. Here are the top 5 running backs in Michigan for the 2021 season:

 

Dillon Tatum Dillon Tatum 5'11" | RB West Bloomfield | 2022 State MI

The 5'11 180 pound running back can do it on the ground and through the air. His dynamic abilities land him the top running back spot in Michigan. Tatum currently holds offers from schools like Michigan, Michigan State, Baylor, Notre Dame, and Georgia.

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Christion Stokes Christion Stokes 6'0" | RB Harper Woods | 2022 State MI

Coming from Harper Woods High School, Stokes can bring a similar dynamic run style as Tatum. Stokes is best used as a feature back where he can wear opponents down with his

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