Highly-touted Alabama running back prospect Josh Jacobs will be limited at the NFL Combine this week. Jacobs is arguably the best running back in the loaded 2019 class, and many experts have projected the Bama product as the first RB off the board come April.
While Jacobs will still participate this week, his groin injury will limit him to skip certain drills. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that the injury is nothing serious, so no need to be concerned if your team needs to fill a hole at RB.
#Bama RB Josh Jacobs, one of the most highly touted RBs in this coming draft, is dealing with a groin injury and will do limited work in Indy at the Combine, source says. Nothing major, but knocks him out of several drills.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 25, 2019
Alabama running back Josh Jacobs won't be at full strength for the 2019 NFL Combine: https://t.co/QYvErXh5Ry— 247Sports (@247Sports) February 25, 2019
Many scouts see Jacobs' lack of carries as an advantage. He was not worn to the ground in the college game and there shouldn't be as much wear and tear on his body.
Jacobs averaged an insane 6.9 yards per touch in college. Look for his name on the big board this coming April.
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