Top running back in NFL draft to work out at scouting combine

Bijan Robinson is set to have a busy week in Indianapolis.

Robinson, the consensus top running back in the 2023 NFL draft, is preparing to go through all on-field drills and testing at this week’s NFL combine, a person close to the situation informed USA TODAY Sports. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because they aren’t authorized to speak on the matter.

The NFL invited a total of 319 prospects to attend this year’s combine. Running backs are scheduled to conduct drills Sunday, March 5.

The Texas product was the recipient of the 2022 Doak Walker Award and was a unanimous 2022 All-America selection after rushing for 1,580 yards and 18 touchdowns in his junior season. Robinson ranks fourth in Texas history with 3,410 rushing yards and 41 total touchdowns. He played in 31 career games with the Longhorns and started in 28 contests.

Robinson is listed at 6-foot, 222 pounds. He is considered to be a first-round prospect in this year’s draft. He’s shown the ability to run inside and outside the tackles, has good vision and finishes runs well. He’s a three-down running back that many scouts project to be selected within the top 25.

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