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Josh Jacobs to be limited by injury at NFL Combine, per report

Josh Jacobs to be limited by injury at NFL Combine, per report
Published On: Mon, Feb 25
Oct 15, 2016; Knoxville, TN, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide running back Joshua Jacobs (25) carries up the field against Tennessee Volunteers defensive back Todd Kelly Jr. (24) during the second quarter at Neyland Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

Another Alabama draft prospect is dealing with an injury ahead of the 2019 NFL Combine.

Former Crimson Tide running back Josh Jacobs is dealing with a groin injury and will do limited work in Indianapolis, according to a report from NFL Networka€™s Ian Rapoport. a€œNothing major, but knocks him out of several drills,a€ Rapoport tweeted about Jacobsa€™ recent setback.

Jacobs is considered one of the best running backs in the 2019 draft after three years at UA. NFL Network draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah ranked the Tulsa native as his No. 6 overall draft prospect. When asked about the tailback class on a conference call, Jeremiah said Jacobs is the one player at that position he would feel comfortable turning in the draft card in the first round.

a€œI have him as my sixth overall player,a€ Jeremiah said. a€œIa€™m a huge fan of his. And one of the knocks on him is he didna€™t get as many touches at Alabama because ita€™s so crowded there. But I think if you gave the league a do-over on Alvin Kamara, whose touches are almost identical to Josh Jacobs, wea€™d see Alvin Kamara in the top 10, top 15 if you were to redraft that year.A A 

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