The hidden gem in this year's draft? Iowa State RB Kene Nwangwu

Nobody at his position is faster. Nobody's smarter, either. You didn't see much of this running back in college but that'll change at the next level.

He flicks a finger against his palm. That’s all the pain he felt.

A quick, innocent flick.

When Kene Nwangwu leapt over a hurdle in 2017 winter training — a competition drill on Iowa State’s football team — he thought he merely clipped it and nicked the back of his heel, so he kept on sprinting. Upon finishing, though, something still felt a l…

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