Five Other Running Backs to Consider: 1. Ray Holley, Louisiana Tech, 5-8, 194, 4.57* ... 2. Jawan Jamison, Rutgers, 5-8, 203, 4.62 ... 3. Miguel Maysonet, Stony Brook, 5-9, 209, 4.64 ... 4. Robbie Rouse, Fresno State, 5-7, 190, 4.75 ...5. Kerywn Williams, Utah State, 5-8, 195, 4.44 - Rob Rang, NFLDraftScout.com
Johnson lacks the burly frame of Hillis, but he has proven similarly reliable and versatile over his career. Johnson stepped up when Knile Davis was injured in 2011 to rush for 670 yards, and built on that with 757 yards as a senior.
He is also an electrifying kick returner, owning the school career record with 2,784 yards and three touchdowns. With NFL teams increasingly on the lookout for versatile playmakers, he could earn consideration in the late rounds.
WEAKNESSES: Has good vision, lateral agility and burst, but lacks elite straight-line speed. More versatile than game-breaking. Has never been a full-time feature back, with a career-high 137 carries as a senior.