Kenneth Gainwell
22-Year-Old Running BackRB
2020 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Kenneth Gainwell in 2020. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
Pass-catching back lands in Philly
RBPhiladelphia Eagles
May 1, 2021
The Eagles selected Gainwell in the fifth round of the 2021 NFL Draft, 150th overall.
ANALYSIS
The best running back available, Gainwell ends up in an interesting landing spot in Philadelphia. Gainwell opted out of the 2020 season at Memphis but was electrifying in 2019 as the primary running back, the reason why Antonio Gibson was so lightly used in the Tigers backfield. Pass catching is Gainwell's strong suit, having reeled in 51 of 61 targets for 610 yards in that season, which is rare efficiency for a running back. That skill complements Miles Sanders, who struggled in the passing game with a 52 percent catch rate in 2020. Gainwell is a very real threat to take passing-down work off Sanders' plate right away.
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Philadelphia EaglesEagles 2020 RB Snap Distribution See more data like this | See last season's snap counts
#% of Team Snaps

60253%
38334%
10810%
313%
182%
81%
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2020 Kenneth Gainwell Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Kenneth Gainwell's measurables compare to other running backs?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
* All metrics are from his Pro Day (not the combine).
Height
5' 8"
 
Weight
201 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.44 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.46 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.26 sec
 
Vertical Jump
35.0 in
 
Broad Jump
121 in
 
Bench Press
21 reps
 
Hand Length
9.88 in
 
Arm Length
30.38 in
 
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