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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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...

Saints RB Mark Ingram Has Taken Up Boxing to Improve His Hand Speed

Mark Ingram has been in the NFL since 2011, but it wasn't until last season that the former Alabama running back truly broke out. In fairness, the N...

Penn State RB Saquon Barkley Spent His Spring Break Training With Dak Prescott

Penn State running back Saquon Barkley enters the 2017 season with big expectations. The 5-foot-11, 223-pound rising sophomore racked up 1,496 rushing...

Latavius Murray Respects Adrian Peterson too Much to Wear No. 28 With the Vikings

Latavius Murray officially moved on from the Oakland Raiders this week when he signed with the Minnesota Vikings as a free agent, but one small proble...

How Leonard Fournette's Heavier Weight Helped His NFL Combine Performance

When LSU running back Leonard Fournette posted a disappointing 28.5-inch vertical at the NFL Combine, second worst of any running back who participate...

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