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PLAYERS
Stevan Ridley
Round 3, Pick 73
Position: RB
Class:  4Jr
School: LSU
Conference: Southeastern
HT: 5-11.5
WT: 225
40 Time: 4.66
Biography: "All-Conference selection as a junior when he became the team?s primary ball carrier, finishing the year with 249/1147/15. Sophomore totals included 45/108/2."

Positives: "Strong interior ball carrier who is best running between the tackles. Displays power in his lower body, tough to bring down, and does not get tackled without a fight. Runs with a lot of strength, picks up yardage off initial contact, and is a dependable short-yardage runner. Runs with good lean, falls forward when tackled, and is an adequate receiver out of the backfield."

Negatives: Minimal skills trying to avoid piles or bouncing around the corner. Not quick cutting back against the grain and loses momentum changing direction. Possesses limited burst and quickness.

Analysis: "Ridley is coming off a career season and looks to build off it after entering the draft. He possesses the size and strength to play for a power running offense but must prove he's more than just a one-dimensional, downhill ball carrier."

Projection: 4-5
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2010 Rushing Statistics
Rushing Yards Attempts Average Per Rush Touchdowns
1147 249 4.6 15
2010 Receiving Statistics
Receptions Receiving Yards Average Per Reception Receiving Touchdowns
11 61 5.6 0
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