UCLA’s RB Paul Perkins is among nation’s best for yards after contact

Paul Perkins is dominating for UCLA this season.
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UCLA running back Paul Perkins has been one of the most sensational, effective backs in college football.

In a recent study by PFF College Football, analysis broke down the best rushers in the nation after contact. They measured the stat in “yards after contact per carry” and Perkins returned favorably. He finished fifth in the nation with 4.2 yarsds, boasting the 2nd-best mark in the Pac-12. 

Ahead was Oregon's Royce Freeman, LSU's Leonard Fournette, FSU's Dalvid Cook and Baylor's Shock Linwood.  

(h/t PFF College)

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