Derrius Guice shows off new number on Redskins uniform

Da’Ron Payne left and Derrius Guice shake hands with fans at a news conference during Redskins 2018 Draft Fest Saturday

Da’Ron Payne left and Derrius Guice shake hands with fans at a news conference during Redskins 2018 Draft Fest Saturday

For the second night in a row, unconfirmed reports about former LSU & Catholic High running back did their damage to Derrius Guice's NFL Draft stock.

Guice would hear his name called in that same 2nd Round, thanks to the Washington Redskins at pick no. 59.

Key dropped on some Draft boards after answering off-the-field concerns from National Football League scouts, after taking a leave of absence from the program before the 2017 season started. ESPN's Todd McShay said Guice had issues being on time and teams thought he lacked accountability.

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"He's quite the character", Gruden said. Chris Thompson is a third-down monster for the Skins, but they could use someone on first and second downs since Alfred Morris is long gone and Matt Jones was never able to fill that role.

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Speaking to reporters after he was selected, Guice denied a rumor that he had been an altercation when he visited the Philadelphia Eagles.

On the field, Guice led all SEC running backs with 1,387 yards rushing and 15 touchdowns despite starting just six games and set the conference record with three career 250-yard games.

Personally, I believe if the Ravens take a running back in this class, I think it will be on day three of the draft. So, what are they getting in Guice?

Guice does have durability concerns, which could have contributed to him not being drafted higher. He's also the seventh running back selected.

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