Running Back Articles

If you play in the backfield, you need to develop lower-body power and game-breaking speed. STACK has workouts from NFL running backs like Reggie Bush, Ryan Mathews and Chris Johnson and insider tips on how to play the position as well as how to prepare your body to competition. Whether it's lowering your 40-Yard Dash time, improving flexibility or lifting more weight, STACK can help you reach your goals and become a franchise running back.

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L.A. Chargers RB Melvin Gordon Used to Eat 'So Much' McDonald's

When Melvin Gordon collapsed in a heap in Week 14 against the Carolina Panthers last season and was eventually carted off the field with a hip strain,...

Video of Marshawn Lynch's First Workout With the Raiders Shows He Hasn't Lost a Step

Marshawn Lynch is back in the NFL, and it doesn't even look like he took time off. The Oakland Raiders newly acquired running back is extremely happy ...

How Football Helped Kentucky RB Stanley 'Boom' Williams Overcome Tragedy

For the first time in his life, Stanley "Boom" Williams didn't feel like playing football. Last Summer, Williams' 18-year-old sister—Kenyatta Mil...

Former LSU Running Back Leonard Fournette Says Football Saved His Life

If NFL coaches are looking for passion from players in this upcoming draft, there might not be a prospect with more of it than LSU running back Leonar...

Michigan RB De'Veon Smith's Mother Is All The Motivation He Needs To Make It in The NFL

Brothers compete. It's just what they do. As the youngest of five football-playing brothers, De'Veon Smith took his licks. Lance Smith played at...

Avoid Fumbles With This Ball Security Drill

No matter how fast or talented you are, one of the key attributes scouts, coaches and your teammates depend on is ball security. As you continue and/or...

Video Proves Christian McCaffrey Might Have the Fastest Feet in the NFL Draft

Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey is the offensive Swiss Army knife of this year's draft class. The 5-foot-11, 200-pound beast can dominate th...

How Oklahoma RB Samaje Perine Became The Strongest Pound-For-Pound Player in the 2017 NFL Draft

It all started when he was about 12 years old. That's when Samaje Perine's mom, Gloria, bought him his first set of dumbbells. They were 25 pounds....

New Training Footage of Marshawn Lynch Shows He's Ready to Bring 'Beast Mode' Back to The NFL

Over the last week or so, rumors have been swirling about Marshawn Lynch's potential return to the NFL. The former Seattle Seahawks running back has b...

Jeremy McNichols Is Hoping to Follow the Footsteps of Other Great Boise State Running Backs into the NFL

If Jeremy McNichols is successful in the NFL, they might as well change the name of Boise State to Running Back U. First there was Doug Martin, who...

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