Speculation is one of the toughest aspects of fantasy football, especially in the dynasty community. If you’ve been around fantasy football long enough, you’ve likely come across different people touting their model for identifying prospects or how what shows up on film is more important than what shows up on paper.
It gets even tougher to accurately project a player when he hasn’t played a regular-season snap and is heading into his sophomore season. Like I mentioned in a previous piece about Parris Campbell, how do you properly evaluate a rookie when there’s not much to assess?
Let’s peel back the layers and see if we can project fantasy value for Jalen Hurd heading into 2020.
College Production Profile
Not so long ago, Hurd was a five-star running back recruit from the state of Tennessee who decided to stay in-state and become a Volunteer. Through his first 2.5 seasons, he was an effective and efficient runner who was a second-team All-SEC pick as a sophomore.