Greatest College Running Backs

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41T.J Yeldon
42Jim Thorpe

The best "all-around" athlete in the history of the planet; if he was alive today he would be a bigger celeb than Michael Jordan and LeBron James combined..

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43Johnny Rodgers

Electrifying scorer that could change the game. He should be ranked much higher. He had world class speed. He was mis used in the pros and he didn't get the Reps so his talent was a waste. He will be remembered like Lawrence Phillips, would have, could have. So sad... Only if you guys go to youtube and see the talent they had. Very Special and elite group!

He had the cuts and the speed as a WR/RB he had fingers made of maple syrup... Should I go on

44Nick Chubb
45Dalvin Cook
46George Rogers
47Ezekiel Elliott
48Mike GarrettV1 Comment
49Keith Byars

Mix of Jim brown and Earl Campbell. Would have won Heisman if healthy. Great hands and could break tackles with ease.

50Eddie LacyEddie Darwin Lacy, Jr. is an American football running back for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League.V1 Comment
51Edgerrin JamesEdgerrin Tyree James is a former American football running back who played in the National Football League for eleven seasons.V1 Comment
52Mike Gillislee
53Kelvin Taylor

Kelvin. Is a beast

54Eddie GeorgeEdward Nathan George Jr. is a former college and professional American football player who was a running back in the National Football League for nine seasons.

Archie was definitely better but if you have a top 50 and Eddie George isn't on it, you're crazy.

Overrated. Ahman Green was a better back back then than Eddie George.

55 Charles Robert (Charlie) Brown
56Travis Prentice

Held the all time rushing TD record until Ball broke it, currently second all time.

57C. J. Spiller
58Doug MartinDouglas Matthew Baranco Martin is an American football running back for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League.

A beat college running back. Deserves to be high on the list.

59Trent Richardson

Should be around 15

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60Billy Sims

Was appalled that no one has tossed him into the mix earlier... Heisman year followed by a season as runner up...7.4 + 6.7 yds per carry... One helluva back

Billy deserves to be in the Top 10. Great running back and one of the most fun to watch ever!

Really, number 43... Really. Your list is suspect. DuPree at 3? He is a "what if" story. I don't care what he did in high school. If that counts check up on Sims stats from Hooks Tx.

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