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Larry Rountree

Larry Rountree

Larry Rountree

Larry Rountree

In the late part of the 20th century and on into the 21st century, a lot of people were speaking out about how society was changing and not for the better, how the digital social media revolution was changing how people were interacting and getting their information. But what has happened over the last 50 years or so? Has society actually changed for the better?

Charger

"I'm finding new ways to seek knowledge of the game and become a better football player and build trust with my coaches and teammates so I can fulfill my duties in whatever they need me to do," Rountree said Thursday at Chargers practice.

Rountree handled a number of critical carries in the second half as the Chargers attempted to salt away the game, but he looked as plodding as the porous 2.8 yards-per-carry would indicate. Part of that could simply be because the rookie was given a number of short-yardage attempts, but, in any case, the results weren't pretty. Rountree did out-snap backup Justin Jackson by a 22 to 11 margin, but it seems relatively clear the duo would essentially split the workload in the event Austin Ekeler were to miss time.

Player

This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye. (Source:

Team

Rountree tallied just one of the team's 21 carries as Joshua Kelly took most of the backup workload. The rookie was unable to make the most of his singular carry, continuing to show his ineffectiveness on the ground as he has averaged only 2.5 yards on 29 carries over the 2021 season thus far. With Austin Ekeler back healthy and Justin Jackson (quad) set to return from injury in the coming weeks, Rountree will continue to see a minimum workload going forward.

Rountree's certainly not going to attract the same type of buzz or attention as the top prospects in this class, but he's absolutely going to be a mid-round steal for a NFL team. He was used both as an in-between the tackles runner and outside zone rusher at Missouri. While he was effective on outside zones due to his proficiency in turning the corner, he did miss obvious running lanes from time to time. His offensive line didn't do him many favors in making these obvious, but there were some missed opportunities on tape. However, when he's running downhill, he's extremely effective. No nonsense runner in a downhill scheme that has the acceleration to take advantage of an opening in the line right away. Good patience from time to time too and able to manipulate his feet to put him in the best position to attack a lane. Great short-area quickness and acceleration ability. Certainly not elite and he won't be breaking angles in the open field, but has enough gas in the tank to accelerate quickly when he finds open field. Struggles to halt his momentum when he's running full speed, which hinders him in the open field. Doesn't have the lateral mobility to jump multiple gaps at the LOS, but has enough to manipulate space in small windows and put himself in a good position to accelerate through the line. Willing to embrace contact at all levels of the field, but doesn't necessarily have the size to drive defenders backwards. More of an elusive athlete than a power back. Doesn't have elite breakaway speed, but has more than enough to be a factor in today's NFL. Carries his momentum well around the corner on outside zone runs and then can kick it into another gear if there's open space. Won't be breaking away for 50+ yard runs consistently, but will be able to pick up chunk plays.Good contact balance and has a solid center of gravity. Able to spin out of contact well and come right back to a solid foundation. Also able to break tackles well. Slippery at times. Had a bad whiff on tape against Georgia, but then showed natural receiving ability the remainder of the game. He's unlikely to be a heavily featured receiver out of the backfield, but the skillset is there to capitalize on for a NFL team. Rountree's able to scan and identify where the pressure is coming from quickly enough and he's often putting himself in the proper position. However, he's merely just someone who can get in the way and slow down incoming pressure. If he meets a larger defender, he's going to be driven backwards more often than not. Overall, Rountree has the skillset to fit any scheme in the NFL and he has the talent to make an impact. He's unlikely to land in a spot that will give him the "keys to the kingdom", but he can be a highly effective part of a rotational backfield. Should be an early Day 3 pick. (Source: www.fantasypros.com)

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Rountree's certainly not going to attract the same type of buzz or attention as the top prospects in this class, but he's absolutely going to be a mid-round steal for a NFL team. He was used both as an in-between the tackles runner and outside zone rusher at Missouri. While he was effective on outside zones due to his proficiency in turning the corner, he did miss obvious running lanes from time to time. His offensive line didn't do him many favors in making these obvious, but there were some missed opportunities on tape. However, when he's running downhill, he's extremely effective. No nonsense runner in a downhill scheme that has the acceleration to take advantage of an opening in the line right away. Good patience from time to time too and able to manipulate his feet to put him in the best position to attack a lane. Great short-area quickness and acceleration ability. Certainly not elite and he won't be breaking angles in the open field, but has enough gas in the tank to accelerate quickly when he finds open field. Struggles to halt his momentum when he's running full speed, which hinders him in the open field. Doesn't have the lateral mobility to jump multiple gaps at the LOS, but has enough to manipulate space in small windows and put himself in a good position to accelerate through the line. Willing to embrace contact at all levels of the field, but doesn't necessarily have the size to drive defenders backwards. More of an elusive athlete than a power back. Doesn't have elite breakaway speed, but has more than enough to be a factor in today's NFL. Carries his momentum well around the corner on outside zone runs and then can kick it into another gear if there's open space. Won't be breaking away for 50+ yard runs consistently, but will be able to pick up chunk plays.Good contact balance and has a solid center of gravity. Able to spin out of contact well and come right back to a solid foundation. Also able to break tackles well. Slippery at times. Had a bad whiff on tape against Georgia, but then showed natural receiving ability the remainder of the game. He's unlikely to be a heavily featured receiver out of the backfield, but the skillset is there to capitalize on for a NFL team. Rountree's able to scan and identify where the pressure is coming from quickly enough and he's often putting himself in the proper position. However, he's merely just someone who can get in the way and slow down incoming pressure. If he meets a larger defender, he's going to be driven backwards more often than not. Overall, Rountree has the skillset to fit any scheme in the NFL and he has the talent to make an impact. He's unlikely to land in a spot that will give him the "keys to the kingdom", but he can be a highly effective part of a rotational backfield. Should be an early Day 3 pick. (Source: www.fantasypros.com)

Draft

For the third straight year, the Chargers tabbed a running back in the NFL draft, this time around selecting Rountree in the sixth round. At 5-10, 211 pounds, the Missouri product could emerge as a short-yardage option for the team. A reported 4.62 40-yard dash at his pro day seems to confirm the lack of breakaway speed that routinely shows up on Rountree's collegiate tape, but the three-year starter was a dependable workhorse who also has experience playing on special teams. That should help his cause in what is already shaping up to be a tight competition for backup slotting, with returnees in Kelley and Justin Jackson also in the mix. Read Past Outlooks

This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. (Source: www.rotowire.com)

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Chargers sixth-round draft pick RB Larry Rountree III reacts to being drafted by the Chargers at No. 198 overall, surprising his parents with his selection and what led to his success at Missouri.

With Rountree inactive Sunday, Joshua Kelley and Justin Jackson are on hand to work behind starting RB Austin Ekeler versus Baltimore in Week 6. (Source: www.cbssports.com)

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COSTA MESA, Calif -- Larry Rountree III is a name you probably hadn't heard of until this week. The 2021 NFL Draft sixth-round pick has had a quiet rookie season with the Los Angeles Chargers.

The Los Angeles Chargers selected Missouri running back Larry Rountree III with the 198th overall pick in the sixth round of Sunday's 2021 NFL Draft. (Source: www.chargers.com)

 

 

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