At the start of free agency on Wednesday, the San Francisco 49ers welcomed running back Jerick McKinnon. The former Minnesota Vikings rusher spent his first three seasons as a rotational player behind Adrian Peterson. He saw his workload increase in 2017 after rookie running back Dalvin Cook went down at the beginning of the season.
Now McKinnon has an opportunity to seize a featured back role in Kyle Shanahan's offense. Take a look at McKinnon's career by the numbers.3rd round pick (96th overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft.
3 playoff appearances totaling 81 rushing yards and one touchdown.
4.41 40-yard dash time, the second fastest speed among running backs of his class.
5 career receiving touchdowns.
5total touchdowns in 2017.
6.05 yards per touch in 2017.
6.9 average yards per reception for his career.
7 career rushing touchdowns.
12 career total touchdowns.
32 bench press reps at the NFL combine, the most of any current NFL running back.
43 missed tackles forced in 2017.
114 career postseason receiving yards.
142 receptions with the Vikings from 2014-17.
570 total rushing yards in 2017.
984 career receiving yards.
991 all-purpose yards in 2017.
1,819 career rushing yards.
2,902 all-purpose yards in his four-year NFL career.
4,138 all-purpose yards at Georgia Southern, which ranks third all-time behind Adrian Peterson (6,559) and Jermaine Austin (5,411) in school history.