Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 4/3/13

"With the 173rd pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Washington Redskins select Alfred Morris, running back from Florida Atlantic."It's one of those late draft choices that few fans notice.1,613 rushing yards, 13 rushing touchdowns, and 259 fantasy points later, few NFL fans DON'T know who Alfred Morris is.It's one of those late-round home runs that GMs and scouts dream about.Some team is going to take a chance on Marcus Lattimore despite his leg turning to rubber while playing against Tennessee, hoping to hit one of those home runs.However, Lattimore is not an Alfred Morris. Lattimore is a known elite athlete who has terrible luck with his knees.An Alfred Morris is a small school player who only the most hardcore college football fans (or fans of the specific small school) will have a chance of hearing about. An Alfred Morris must be picked on day three of the NFL Draft (that's rounds four, five, six, and seven).So with this in mind, let's walk together down Anonymous Lane and see what running back gems are waiting to be discovered...

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