Despite injury, Trey Millard remains a valuable commodity

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Oklahoma Sooners fullback Trey Millard jumps over Texas Longhorns safety Adrian Phillips during the Red River Rivalry at Cotton Bowl Stadium. (Tim Heitman - USA TODAY Sports) Oklahoma Sooners fullback Trey Millard jumps over Texas Longhorns safety Adrian Phillips during the Red River Rivalry at Cotton Bowl Stadium. (Tim Heitman – USA TODAY Sports)

Fullbacks are a dying breed in the NFL. The traditional lead-blocker is nearly extinct. Veteran stalwarts such as Vonta Leach and LeRon McClain were already released this offseason. Scheme versatility is becoming more important than ever for the position.

The limited 2014 class contains both versatile prospects and traditional blockers.

Here are the top fullbacks for the 2014 NFL draft:

1. Trey Millard, Oklahoma
Millard suffered a torn ACL Oct. 26 during a game against the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Millard ran for the first time since the injury 12 days ago. Despite the long recovery-process,  Millard remains the top fullback in this year’s class due to his versatility. At 6-2 and 247 pounds, Millard is viable option to run the football…

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