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Prospect Primer: RB Jonathan Taylor

Taylor racked up 6,174 yards and 50 TD on the ground at Wisconsin

Wisconsin RB Jonathan Taylor
Wisconsin RB Jonathan Taylor

Name: Jonathan Taylor

Pos: RB

Ht.-Wt.: 5-10, 226

School: Wisconsin

Key stats: Racked up 6,174 yards and 50 TDs on the ground during his career with the Badgers. Put together back-to-back 2,000-yard rushing seasons as a sophomore and junior, the second player in NCAA history to accomplish the feat. Ran the 40 in 4.39 seconds at the combine, the best mark for a running back.

Honors: Two-time winner of the Doak Walker Award and Big Ten Running Back of the Year. Also received first-team All-American honors as a sophomore and junior.

More: A product of Salem, N.J., joins the likes of Ron Dayne and Corey Clement as fellow New Jersey running backs to have successful college careers at the University of Wisconsin.