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2015 NFL Draft results: Arizona Cardinals get their big back in David Johnson

Arians wanted a big and fast back. He got one. With their first two picks in the NFL Draft, the Arizona Cardinals added offensive line help and a pass rusher. In the third round, the Cardinals went with the running back, selecting Northern Iowa's David Johnson with the 86th overall pick in the draft. Head coach Bruce Arians said before the draft he wanted a big and fast running back to complement Andre Ellington. At 6-1 and 224 pounds with a 4.5-sec 40-yard dash, Arians gets exactly what he was seeking.
Bleeding Green Nation Apr 14, 2015

2015 NFL Draft Profile: David Johnson, Northern Iowa running back

Could the Eagles future starting running back be found in the NFL Draft? The Eagles are set for the present with DeMarco Murray, Ryan Mathews and Darren Sproles forming an impressive trio at running back. Still, while the Eagles running back position is ideal in the present, it's never too early to look into the future. The Eagles may have a duel threat option for the future with Northern Iowa's David Johnson. College Career A Clinton, Iowa native, Johnson committed to Northern Iowa in 2010. He redshirted as a freshman, but started 5-of-13 games in his first year of action. He...

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