CBS Sports' Rob Rang "expect[s] there to be at least five backs drafted Friday."
CBS Sports' Dane Brugler believes Alabama RB T.J. Yeldon could be the third back off the board, to the Jaguars at No.36.
"If the Cowboys are looking for a replication of DeMarco Murray then they should take [Alabama RB T.J. Yeldon] in the second or third round," a scout told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Alabama RB T.J. Yeldon is "a narrow-based runner who isn't as powerful as his size (6-foot-1, 226 pounds) might indicate," notes ESPN's Todd McShay.
ESPN's K.C. Joyner writes that Alabama RB T.J. Yeldon "is known for his top-end speed and breakaway ability, but his goal-line conversion ability is a skill that sets him apart."
NFL Films' Greg Cosell compares Alabama RB T.J. Yeldon to Frank Gore.
NFLDraftScout.com's Frank Cooney writes that Alabama RB T.J. Yeldon "puts together a ridiculous combination of stops, starts, jump-cuts and bursts that leave defenders grasping at air."
Alabama RB T.J. Yeldon visited the Jaguars at the club's facility Wednesday.
NFL Media analyst Charles Davis is "hearing more and more buzz" about Alabama RB T.J. Yeldon.
NFL Media analyst Bucky Brooks notes that several scouts/directors believe Alabama RB T.J. Yeldon is the "undervalued" RB in this years' class.
There is a "bit of buzz" Alabama's T.J. Yeldon could be the second RB selected in the 2015 draft, according to Josh Norris.
Alabama RB T.J. Yeldon might be a better fit as a "true foundation back" in the NFL than Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon, according to NFL Films' Greg Cosell.
An NFL scout told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that Alabama RB T.J. Yeldon "probably has the best feet of any back in the draft."
NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt observed that Alabama RB T.J. Yeldon "didn't jump out at you or look special in the [combine] drills."