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NFL Combine 2012: Mike Mayock Ranks LaMichael James As Top Five RB

LaMichael James of the Oregon Ducks is one of those accomplished college players that has the right blend of toughness, speed, versatility and durability that would seem to be perfect for the NFL. The big question regarding James comes from his size and his elusiveness, and how much he can really accomplish against top-level NFL defenses.

Still, James is still pretty high up on the NFL Draft board. Mike Mayock of NFL.com reports on his pre-combine rankings, and James is ranked in his top 5. How James tests in the NFL Combine will go a long way to deciding whether he has NFL-level capability and whether he can move up the draft board. LaMichael needs to put together a big performance if he wants to be a certain second day draft pick.

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