2005 Top 30 Tailbacks
Norman Whitley
Norman Whitley
- NC Prep Report
Posted Aug 18, 2005


NC Prep Report releases its preseason top 30 tailback list.

1 Norman Whitley
Richmond County
5'8" 180 4.45 Sr Conference Offensive POY... 2,934 all-purpose yards, 36 all-purpose touchdowns
2 Josh Adams
Cary
6'0" 170 4.60 Sr Four-star recruit... Rushed for 2,884 yards, 26 touchdowns
3 Johnny White
Asheville
5'10" 190 4.40 Sr UNC commit...Area POY... 227 carries for 2,167 yards (9.55), 34 touchdowns
4 LaMarcus Bond
Hertford County
5'8" 175 4.45 Sr Conference POY... 1,419 all-purpose yards, 22 all-purpose touchdowns
5 Carter Sharpe
Fayetteville Smith
5'11" 210 4.60 Jr All-Region... Rushed for 2,823 yards, 35 touchdowns
6 Tommy Henry
Maiden
5'9" 185 4.60 Jr All-Region... 393 carries for 2,408 yards, 34 touchdowns
7 Shaun Draughn
Tarboro
6'0" 195 4.55 Sr UNC commit... Conference Offensive POY... Played 8 games... Rushed for 958 yards, 18 touchdowns
8 Michael Angram
East Henderson
5'8" 160 4.45 Sr 308 carries for 2,287 yards (7.43), 28 touchdowns
9 Devon Moore
Hillsborough Cedar Ridge
5'9" 190 4.40 Sr 142 carries for 1,206 yards (8.49), 10 touchdowns
10 Joel McKoy
Raleigh Athens Drive
5'10" 195 4.45 Sr Rushed for 2,008 yards, 14 touchdowns
11 Greg James
Hope Mills South View
5'11" 190 4.65 Sr Conference POY, All-Region... 320 carries for 1,891 yards (5.91), 28 touchdowns
12 Quan Warley
Thomasville
5'10" 175 4.60 Jr All-City... Rushed for 2,005 yards, 24 touchdowns
13 Marcus Harris
Burlington Williams
5'7" 170 4.40 Sr All-Region... Rushed for 1,330 yards, 24 touchdowns
14 Willie Harper
Asheville Reynolds
5'10" 180 4.45 Sr 203 carries for 1,317 yards (6.49), 12 touchdowns
15 Tavorris Jolly
Shelby
5'11" 180 4.50 Sr UNC commit... 1,527 all-purpose yards, 14 all-purpose touchdowns
16 Aaron Bradley
Charlotte Myers Park
5'10" 180 4.55 Sr 278 carries for 1,931 yards (6.95), 19 touchdowns
17 Jeremy Benton
Trinity
6'3" 185 4.50 Sr County POY, All-County... 265 carries for 1,861 (7.02), 13 touchdowns
18 Cameron Henegan
Charlotte Independence
6'0" 205 4.55 Sr Backup last year... 95 carries for 708 yards (7.45), 11 touchdowns
19 Quentin Robinson
Brevard
5'10" 165 4.50 Jr All-Area... 141 carries for 1,076 (7.63), 12 touchdowns
20 Wade Moore
West Rowan
6'1" 190 4.50 Sr All-County... 267 carries for 1,491 yards (5.58), 18 touchdowns
21 Remene Alston
Greensboro Page
5'8" 180 4.40 Sr All-County... Played 8 games... 116 carries for 935 yards (8.06), 7 touchdowns
22 Daronte McNeill
Elizabeth City Northeastern
6'1" 215 4.60 Jr 150 carries for 1,407 yards (9.38), 19 touchdowns
23 Maurice Weaver
Greenville Rose
5'9" 165 4.60 Sr 256 carries for 1,830 yards (7.15), 10 touchdowns
24 Dion McNair
Randleman
5'11" 200 4.35 Sr Played 4 games... 104 carries for 596 yards (5.73), 8 touchdowns
25 Greg Little
Durham Hillside
6'2" 200 4.50 Jr 1,000 all-purpose
26 Kevin Snelling
Harnett Central
5'10" 170 4.50 Jr Rushed for 1,460 yards
27 Sharief Graves
Raleigh Millbrook
5'10" 190 4.60 Sr 116 carries for 818 yards (7.05), 8 touchdowns
28 Brandon Cuthrell
Northern Durham
6'0" 185 4.60 Sr 229 carries for 1,378 yards (6.02), 17 touchdowns
29 James Smoot
Central Cabarrus
5'11" 190 4.60 Sr Played 2 games... 300 yards, 2 touchdowns
30 Jekiva Gupton
Louisburg
5'6" 190 4.65 Jr 203 carries for 1,243 yards (6.12), 8 touchdowns

All statistics and accolades are from the 2004 season unless otherwise noted. Vitals have been verified through combines, unless italitizes. POY = Player-of-the-Year.



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