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2015 NFL Draft: Top 3 running backs for Tennessee Titans

Some solid players still left.

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The Tennessee Titans are on the clock for Saturday, and with only edge rusher and running back on my needs board it is time to look at the prime candidates for the Titans first pick of Day 3.

Jay Ajayi, Boise State

If Ajayi's late knee issue didn't scare teams away, he wouldn't have been there for the Titans to take at 40th overall, much less 100th. Ajayi was extremely productive in his college career with a 5.6 YPC average and 50 touchdowns, and his skill set translates well to the NFL.

Ajayi could be the steal of Day 3 if his knee holds up, and at this point he is worth the risk.

David Cobb, Minnesota

Another power back, Cobb may be the least talked about of the top-6 running backs in this draft. He isn't a speed demon, which is evident after running a 4.81 at the combine, but he gets the job done between the tackles.

Buck Allen, USC

Allen is a player who (by all accounts) is well respected in the locker room and is a powerful runner with good speed. His best attribute may be that he is one of the best receiving backs in this draft, despite being a strong runner. I like Allen a lot, though the production was never just eye-popping for playing a moderate schedule.

If the Titans end up with any of these picks I will be pleased, and they aren't the only good runners left on the board. This could be a great day for the Tennessee Titans to fill some holes on offense before drafting BPA later in the draft.