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Fantasy football 2021 dynasty rookie running back rankings

During his time at Clemson, we saw the potential Travis Etienne has, but how will it translate to fantasy football production? Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

With college pro days underway and the draft quickly approaching, it's time to look at the fantasy outlook of incoming rookies for the 2021 season.

We don't yet know which teams these first-year players will take snaps for, so there's still plenty to be learned. However, to help you begin scouting the top incoming talent, I've ranked the prospects based on my observations from their college careers.

Here's a look at the best fantasy-relevant running back talent in the 2021 NFL draft pool.

(Note: References to where a player ranks in a statistical category relative to "this year's class" is referring to a sample including only players invited to the 2021 NFL combine.)

Top fantasy rookie running backs