Top Running Backs in NFL Draft: Jonathan Taylor April 1st, 2020, SIS Featured Wisconsin’s Jonathan Taylor called Herschel Walker the “gold standard” among college running backs. In reality, the new gold standard might be Taylor. Taylor’s 6,174 rushing yards at Wisconsin is the most ever for a running back in his first three seasons. That obliterated the previous record of 5,596 yards set by Walker while at Georgia in the early 1980s. Taylor had one of the great careers in college football history with a three-year total of 6,174 rushing yards (6.7 average) and 50 touchdowns. As a junior in 2019, he rushed for 2,003 yards (6.3 average) and 21 touchdowns and added career highs of 26 catches, 252 yards and five scores to be a unanimous first-team All-American… Click here to read the rest of the article on si.com.