• Paul Perkins (RB) #28

    Paul Perkins
    Team:NY Giants
    Ht / Wt:5'10" / 208 lb.
    Born:November 16, 1994
    Drafted:2016 / Rd. 5 (149)
    Draft Team:NYG

    2016 Season Stats

    Ru Att Ru Yds Ru TD Rec Rec Yds Rec TD
    112 456 0 15 162 0

    ADP Value & Outlook

    Last updated: March 30, 2017

    Paul Perkins's fantasy value is measured by his average draft position (ADP) in fantasy football drafts. In recent drafts, Perkins's current ADP is 7.11, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 11th pick of the 7th round, and 82nd selection overall.

    He was drafted 438 times in the latest ADP data, with a high of 52nd and a low of 98th.

    Below is his trend in average draft position:

    Data from fantasy football 12-team standard scoring average draft position data, based off of the latest fantasy football mock drafts.

    Recent drafts with Paul Perkins:

    Draft #DateFormatPerkins's Draft Pick
    4042387 3/29/2017 Standard 92nd
    4042352 3/29/2017 Standard 87th
    4042343 3/29/2017 Standard 84th
    4042339 3/29/2017 Standard 82nd
    4042301 3/29/2017 Standard 80th
    4042263 3/29/2017 Standard 98th
    4042261 3/29/2017 Standard 84th
    4042257 3/29/2017 Standard 88th
    4042230 3/29/2017 Standard 80th
    4042221 3/29/2017 Standard 84th

    Players drafted after Paul Perkins:

    Rob Kelley RB WAS 7.11
    CJ Prosise RB SEA 7.11
    Kirk Cousins QB WAS 8.01
    Randall Cobb WR GB 8.03
    Jamison Crowder WR WAS 8.03
    Giovani Bernard RB CIN 8.04
    DeSean Jackson WR TB 8.08
    Eric Decker WR NYJ 8.09
    Stefon Diggs WR MIN 8.10
    Marcus Mariota QB TEN 8.10
    Kansas City Defense DEF KC 8.10
    Theo Riddick RB DET 8.11
    Danny Woodhead RB BAL 8.12
    Mike Gillislee RB BUF 9.01
    Sterling Shepard WR NYG 9.02

    Injury History and Status

    Official reported injury data for Paul Perkins.

    NFL Season NFL Week Injury Status
    2016 1 Out
    2016 1 Out
    2016 2 Out

    Paul Perkins Biography

    Last updated: February 13, 2017

    Childhood and High school

    Paul Perkins was born on November 16, 1994 in Mesa, Arizona. He attended Chandler High School in Chandler, Arizona and was childhood friends with Brett Hundley. During his senior year of high school, he was the first-team all-state, thanks to 20 touchdowns and rushing 1297 yards. He was also MVP on the track team, which went on to win the state title.


    Perkins played at UCLA (although he was offered spots at Northwestern and Fresno State as well) and was a freshman in 2012. He was redshirted and quickly became the primary rusher. During four games that he started, he rushed 573 yards on 134 carries along with six touchdowns. By 2014, he was a pivotal part of the offense. He was a backup to Jordon James and then became the team starter.

    Perkins was also named offensive MVP in the Alamo Bowl after running a career high of 194 yards alone with two touchdowns. He later beat that career high in 2015 against BYU. After his junior year, he announced he was participating in the 2016 NFL Draft.

    NFL Draft

    For the NFL Combine, Paul Perkins had a 40 time of 4.54 seconds and a vertical of 32 inches. Perkins was picked up by the New York Giants during the fifth round and was the 149th overall for the 2016 NFL Draft. He has football in his blood and it has been hard for him to live up to the name. He held a total grade of 5.6 for the draft. He was noted for having no directional tendencies and has a wicked jump-cut. His weaknesses included having smallish frame and doesn’t have the force to run through contact right now. He is compared to Duke Johnson in terms of his overall play style. [Source: http://www.nfl.com/draft/2016/profiles/paul-perkins?id=2555460]

    His salary is based off of a contract of $2.59 million, which also includes a signing bonus for $252,548. You can see some of his college highlights here.

    2016 NFL Season

    Perkins was a rookie for the 2016 NFL season and became the fourth running back on the team, behind three veterans. He is the #28 running back for the New York Giants. During the 2016 season, he didn’t get a significant amount of play time. However, he did accomplish 456 running yards and 112 attempts. He sat on the bench for the majority of the season. He was put into the game beginning on December 11, which was against the Dallas Cowboys. He was responsible for 45 yards and there was a win. He also played the next several games, including against Detroit, Philadelphia, Washington, and Green Bay.

    Some of his play can be seen on video here.

    Personal Life

    Perkins was born Paul Kerry Perkins II. His father was a fullback at Arizona State and his uncle was a running back for the Dallas Cowboys for eight seasons. He also has a younger brother, Bryce, who is a quarterback for Arizona State.

    Perkins currently weighs in at 208 pounds and is 5’10”.

    He wears the #28 Jersey for the New York Giants. It can be found here.

    Perkins is on Twitter @Prime_Perk_24 He is very active on Twitter as well, and has been known to trend during football season. He’s known for his retweeting.


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