2013 NFL Combine: Running backs provide height, weight, hand size results

Joe Robbins

We take a quick look at the height, weight and hand size of the running backs at the 2013 NFL Combine.

Day three of the NFL Combine saw running backs get measured up with their height, weight and hand size. They will get into their drills on Sunday, but in the meantime, we get to figure out what to make of the backs that might be too light, too heavy or just right.

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The 49ers are in an interesting position at running back. Frank Gore has been the team's work-horse back, but the last two years we have seen the team work in other backs more frequently. Kendall Hunter had a solid rookie campaign, and was having an even better second season before tearing his Achilles. His injury opened the door for rookie second round pick LaMichael James to show off his skills in the latter part of the 2012 season.

As the 49ers move forward, the question becomes what to make of the running back position. Frank Gore will not last forever, but are Hunter and James the answer? Or do the 49ers need to go to a three-headed monster? And don't forget about Anthony Dixon. Although Dixon has not gotten a lot of carries, he showed enough improvement, that maybe the team is ready to give him more of a role in the backfield.

For now, we wait and see what the team thinks of the numerous running backs out there. Here are their various measurements.

Player School Height Weight Hand Size
C.J. Anderson California 5-8 224 9.08
Montee Ball Wisconsin 5-11 214 9.08
Kenjon Barner Oregon 5-9 196 9.18
Le'Veon Bell Michigan State 6-1 230 9.58
Giovani Bernard North Carolina 5-8 202 9.38
Tommy Bohanon Wake Forest 6-1 246 10.08
Zach Boren Ohio State 5-11 238 10.08
Rex Burkhead Nebraska 5-10 214 9.68
Knile Davis Arkansas 5-10 227 8.58
Andre Ellington Clemson 5-9 199 9.38
Michael Ford LSU 5-9 210 9.08
Johnathan Franklin UCLA 5-10 205 9.38
Mike Gillislee Florida 5-11 208 9.38
Ray Graham Pittsburgh 5-9 199 9.58
D.J. Harper Boise State 5-9 211 10.28
Montel Harris Temple 5-8 208 9.38
Mike James Miami 5-10 223 9.68
Jawan Jamison Rutgers 5-7 203 8.38
Stefphon Jefferson Nevada 5-10 213 9.18
Eddie Lacy Alabama 5-11 231 9.48
Marcus Lattimore South Carolina 5-11 221 9.78
Zach Line SMU 6-0 232 8.68
Miguel Maysonet Stony Brook 5-9 209 8.48
Onterio Mccalebb Auburn 5-10 168 9.08
Christine Michael Texas A&M 5-10 220 9.38
Lonnie Pryor Florida State 5-11 227 8.38
Joseph Randle Oklahoma State 6-0 204 8.68
Theo Riddick Notre Dame 5-10 201 8.68
Robbie Rouse Fresno State 5-6 190 9.28
Zac Stacy Vanderbilt 5-8 216 8.58
Stepfan Taylor Stanford 5-9 214 8.58
Chris Thompson Florida State 5-7 192 9.28
Matthew Tucker Texas Christian 6-0 221 9.28
Spencer Ware LSU 5-10 228 9.58
Kerwynn Williams Utah State 5-8 195 9.18
Braden Wilson Kansas State 6-3 251 10.08
George Winn Cincinnati 5-10 218 9.78
Cierre Wood Notre Dame 5-11 213 8.58
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