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John Kelly | Running Back | #42

Team: Los Angeles Rams
Age / DOB:  (21) / 10/4/1996
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 205
College: Tennessee
Drafted: 2018 / Rd. 6 (176) / LAR

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Rams drafted Tennessee RB John Kelly with the No. 176 overall pick in the NFL draft.
Kelly (5’10/216) sat behind Jalen Hurd and Alvin Kamara before taking over as the Vols’ lead back as a 2017 junior, logging a 189/778/9 rushing line and 37/299/0 receiving. Kelly averaged only 4.1 yards per carry in his breakout year, however, and a whopping 27% of his career runs went for no gain or negative yards. He managed a 4.64 forty-yard dash before the draft. Although Kelly’s production and college efficiency don’t stand out, his tape shows an innate tackle breaker with one of the highest passing-game ceilings in this running back class. NFL Films’ Greg Cosell compared Kelly to Devonta Freeman. Unfortunately, Kelly slipped to the sixth round and will lack opportunity in L.A. as he competes with Malcolm Brown for backup work behind Todd Gurley. Apr 28 - 3:38 PM

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QB1Jared Goff
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3Brandon Allen
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2Malcolm Brown
3Justin Davis
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2Malcolm Brown
3RB1Todd Gurley
2Malcolm Brown
FB1Zach Laskey
WR11Brandin Cooks
2Josh Reynolds
3Pharoh Cooper
4Fred Brown
WR21Robert Woods
2Cooper Kupp
3Mike Thomas
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TE1Tyler Higbee
2Gerald Everett
3Henry Krieger-Coble
4Temarrick Hemingway
5Johnny Mundt
LT1Andrew Whitworth
2Darrell Williams
3Joseph Noteboom
LG1Rodger Saffold
2Jamil Demby
C1John Sullivan
2Brian Allen
3Austin Blythe
RG1Jamon Brown
2Aaron Neary
3Jake Eldrenkamp
RT1Rob Havenstein
2Cornelius Lucas
K1Greg Zuerlein
2Sam Ficken