Rookie Scouting Profile: RB Kenneth Walker III

Kenneth Walker III
Kenneth Walker III (RB) Michigan State Height Weight 40-Time DOB NFL Draft Dynasty ADP NFL Comp  5-9  211  4.38   10/20/2000 2-3  1.06-1.09  DeAngelo Williams College Production Three-star recruit out of Arlington (TN) High School, committed to Wake Forest, and rushed for exactly 579 yards in his freshman and sophomore seasons before rendering to Michigan [...]

College Production

Three-star recruit out of Arlington (TN) High School, committed to Wake Forest, and rushed for exactly 579 yards in his freshman and sophomore seasons before rendering to Michigan State where he broke out as a junior in 2021. Rushed for 264 yards and four touchdowns in his first game for the Spartans and never looked back. In all, ran for 1,636 yards (ranked 2nd) and 18 scores for Michigan State en route to First Team All-Big Ten and unanimous AP All-American accolades.

Strengths

• Won a ton of awards in 2021, including Doak Walker Award, Walter Camp National Player of the Year, and was a Heisman Trophy finalist.• Elite speed. 4.38 40-yard dash ranked in the 98th-percentile, and 114.7 Speed Score was in the 96th. Broke off multiple huge runs, including a 94-yard TD against Rutgers and 75 yarder versus Northwestern.• Compact, but powerful runner who routinely broke off big-gainers and routinely produced extra yards. Built to take on a huge workload in the NFL.• Led all running backs in.... 

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