Who: Mark Walton
What: Running back, Miami
Where: Fourth round, 112th pick
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
Specs: 5-9, 202 pounds
Recent running back draft history: 2017-Joe Mixon, Oklahoma, second round; 2014-Jeremy Hill, LSU, second round; 2013-Giovani Bernard, North Carolina, second round; Rex Burkhead, Nebraska, sixth round.
Why: Best player on the board as their top-rated player heading into the last day of the draft. Upgrading depth behind Mixon and Bernard as the next back off the bench and a potential Ced Peerman-type force on special teams.
<br> Did you know? His favorite NFL running back is Frank Gore: “It’s going to be a Hurricane,” he says.<br>
What the experts are saying: “As long as his ankle medicals check out positive, this will be a playmaking threat most teams in the league could use.” Ourlads Scouting Services.<br>
What the Bengals are saying: "He's a guy we know could take over the reins if something were to happen (during in a game) .. I think the special teams stuff he can do can really help us and it's just not as a returner." Running backs coach Kyle Caskey.<br>
What he's saying: “It was back and forth. Stay and go, stay and go, stay and go. Me and my family decided with the help of the coaches …we all made a decision … It was going to be a great fit for me in the league. Today showed it. I don’t regret any of my decisions.” Walton on leaving school early.<br> <br> <br>