4 Rookie Running Backs to Draft in Fantasy Football This Year

Which rookie running back could help you win your fantasy football title in 2015?

Every year, the fantasy community seems to falls in love with the rookie running backs around the league. Running backs are always a hot commodity, but the excitement of a new player on a new team is too much to ignore for most owners.

The difficult part about accessing rookie running backs is the obvious lack of professional-level data points, but also the schematic changes from college to the pros.

The best way to accurately project what type of impact they can have in Year 1 is to find those correlations between their situation in college and how they fit into their NFL roles.

The 2015 rookies not only have talent, but many of them have great opportunities to produce big fantasy numbers in their first season.

Behind the top two picks from this year's class, Todd Gurley and Melvin Gordon, there's another tier of running backs who could make a splash for your fantasy squad.

From our perspective, a group of four rookie running backs stand out when it comes to potential fantasy production: Atlanta's Tevin Coleman, Detroit's Ameer Abdullah, Jacksonville's T.J. Yeldon and Cleveland's Duke Johnson.

Who will break out from this group? What are the major differences between each of them?

Let's take a look.