Jahmyr Gibbs, Dynasty Fantasy Football Rookie.
Our thoughts on 2023 dynasty fantasy football rookie running back Jahmyr Gibbs.
College Career Stats:
"He is probably to small to be true every down back." - Darryl
4.36 40 97th percentile
33' 6" Vertical Jump
110 Speed Score
93% college target share
Gibbs was a multisport athlete who played some wide receiver in high school.
During high school, he only had one fumble in 3 years, none in 530 total touches.
When Jahmyr Gibbs transferred to Alabama, he had PFF's highest receiving grade, 91.5.
Gibbs can avoid the big hits as PFF gave him a 99.1 elusiveness rating in college.
He displays the ability to wait for the hole to open before making his move.
In 2022 Gibbs had the most forced tackles on receptions (18), by a running back.
On one particular 70+ yard run, he hit a top speed of 22 mph.
His size measurables are a big red flag. Only three running backs under 210 pounds finished as a top 20 running back last season.
Due to his size, there is a fear he will only be seen as a change-of-pace running back.
Jahmyr Gibbs's college yardage and touchdowns are below what you expect for a top running back prospect.
Occasionally, he might bounce runs to the outside a little too much.
Jahmyr Gibbs has become one of the top-drafted rookie running backs this offseason. His high 2023 NFL Draft capital and the departure of D'Andre Swift have led people to believe Gibbs will be a fantasy darling. The safe bet is that Gibbs will take over the Swift role, and David Montgomery will take the high-value touches at the goal line. The size comparison between these two almost guarantees this outcome. With Jahmry Gibbs, you will likely hope for a boom week amongst the busts. It also doesn't help that his best comparable player is C.J. Spiller.
How does it feel to draft him?
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