National Radar Spotlight: 23 Class of 2023 running backs to watch from Georgia
The state of Georgia is home to some of the top running backs in the southeastern part of the United States. National Radar takes a look at 23 running backs from the Peach State that both have offers and who don’t have offers. We will expand this list in the upcoming months.
RUNNING BACKS WITH OFFERS
ANDRE CRAIG | 6-0 | 180 | LOCUST GROVE
Craig has offers from Buffalo and Maryland.
BENJAMIN HALL | 5-11 | 230 | NORTH COBB
Hall has offers from Charlotte, Coastal Carolina, Utah, Memphis, Cincinnati, Michigan, and South Carolina.
CHRIS MCMILLIAN | 5-9 | 180 | PEACH COUNTY
McMillian has offers from Arkansas, Coastal Carolina, Mississippi State, and Western Kentucky.
CHRISTIAN BUTLER | 6-1 | 215 | BUFORD
Butler has an offer from Florida Atlantic.
DAVID MBADINGA | 5-7 | 170 | KELL
Mbadinga has offers from Georgia Tech, Kansas State, Albany State, and Michigan State.
DONTAVIUS BRASWELL | 5-11 | 190 | WASHINGTON COUNTY
Braswell has offers from Boston College, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Minnesota, and Nebraska.
JAMAL BING | 5-9 | 174 | DUTCHTOWN
Bing has an offer from Georgia Tech. He rushed for 1,008 yards and scored nine total touchdowns during the 2021 season.
JAMARION WILCOX | 5-10 | 195 | SOUTH PAULDING
Wilcox’s 10-plus offers include Wake Forest, Vanderbilt, South Florida, Kansas State, Louisville, and Purdue. He carried the football 202 times for 1,534 yards (139.5 ypc.) and 23 touchdowns in 11 games during his junior-year campaign.
JEKAIL MIDDLEBROOK | 5-9 | 175 | LOVELJOY
Middlebrook has offers from Charlotte and Middle-Tennessee State. He’s also being recruited as a defensive back.
JUSTICE HAYNES | 5-10 | 195 | BLESSED TRINITY
Haynes is the top overall prospect in his class from the state of Georgia. His list of 35-plus offers includes Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, LSU, Miami, Michigan, Florida State, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Nebraska, and Oregon. Haynes carried the football 257 times for 2,475 yards (9.7 ypc) and 29 touchdowns during his junior year campaign.
KEYJUAN BROWN | 5-10 | 190 | SOUTH ATLANTA
Brown had a phenomenal junior-year campaign as he rushed 251 times for 2,757 yards (11.0 ypc.) and 38 touchdowns in 13 games. He has offers from Arkansas, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, South Florida, Virginia, East Carolina, Bowling Green,Eastern Kentucky, UNC-Charlotte, Kansas State, and Wake Forest. Brown will easily reach over 25-plus offers in the next several months.
KHARY MORROW | 5-11 | 190 | CREEKSIDE
Morrow has an offer from Pitt.
MALCOLM BROWN | 5-10 | 180 | WARNER ROBINS
Brown has offers from Coastal Carolina, Georgia State, Minnesota, North Carolina State, and Virginia Tech. He rushed 199 times for 1,332 yards (121 ypg.) and 17 touchdowns in 11 games last season.
RICKY FULTON | 5-9 | 170 | THOMASVILLE
Fulton has an offer from Florida Atlantic. He rushed 183 times for 954 yards (5.2 ypc.) and six touchdowns in 15 games last season.
RYAN MCKINNIS | 6-2 | 200 | BUFORD
McKinnis has offers from Arkansas State, Charlotte, Duke, Georgia Southern, Liberty, UMass, UConn, East Carolina, and West Virginia. He plays both running back and linebacker.
TJ HARVISON | 6-1 | 200 | VILLA RICA
Harvison has offers from Kentucky, East Carolina, and Virginia.
OTHER TOP RUNNING BACKS
ALAN JONES | 5-11 | 180 | MONROE AREA
Jones carried the football 159 times for 1,526 yards and 13 touchdowns during the 2021 season.
JAHVON BUTLER | 5-10 | 205 | BLECKLEY COUNTY
Butler rushed 246 times for 1,460 yards (5.9 ypc) and 18 touchdowns in 12 games last season.
DAMARKAS LUNDY | 5-11 | 185 | IRWIN COUNTY
Lundy carried the football 191 times for 1,668 yards (8.7 ypc) and 21 touchdowns in 15 games last season.
DJ BELL | 6-0 | 180 | PIERCE COUNTY
Bell carried the football 263 times for 1,778 yards and 23 touchdowns in nine games this past season. He also passed for 446 yards and eight touchdowns. Bell is a combo HB/QB. We’ll list him as a RB.
DJ ROGERS | 5-8 | 165 | PEPERRELL
Rogers rushed for 1,481 yards and 21 touchdowns in ten games last season. He averaged 7.6 yards per carry.
JAYDEN MASON | 6-0 | 205 | CALVARY CHRISTIAN
Mason carried the football 132 times for 1,436 yards and 15 touchdowns during the 2021 season.
MARLON MITCHELL | 5-10 | 185 | MACON COUNTY
Mitchell carried the football 193 times for 1,712 yards (8.9 ypc) and 20 touchdowns in 12 games last season.