Greatest College Football Players EverAll-time best players ever to step on a college field.
The Top Ten
Herschel Walker accomplished what he did against SEC Defenses. He was faster than a speeding bulletin, more powerful than locomotive and able leap tall players with single bound. Put his highlight reel up and it's not close...Herschel was is and always will be the best running back to ever play football at any level.
Heisman winner. NCAA, SEC, and Georgia university record holder. 11 NCAA records, 15 SEC records, 41 Georgia unversity records.
Probably the best university of Georgia running back that they will ever have. There will not be another one like him.
I'm one of the most loyal biggest Florida fan the Walker was the best
Heisman winner (first underclassman/sophomore to win it)... got invites 2 more times. 2 National Titles... broke Herschel Walker's TD Record while playing Georgia!
Handed Bobby Boweden his last ever Loss!
3-1 against UGA
4-0 Against FSU
4-0 Against Tenn
1-0 against Miami
The above 4 are Florida's main rivals!
His stats in high school were impeccable, his stats in college were amazing, even his stats although limited on the pro level were respectable. NFL is a business and one of entertainment, although his character was/is one that is poster quality as a role model for youth in real life, it did not fit the bill for the powers that be in the leading entertainment industry known as the NFL. Say what you want, Tebow belongs in the Top 3... Tears or not. Passion dies have a place.
Rather than being a football player, he has a local charity named after him: The Tim Tebow Foundation. His charity hosts "A Night to Shine" prom at different churches in North America including New Hope Church. - kristyrosepetal4
First of all, he should be higher than walker because he broke his rushing TD record while playing quarterback! Was a Heisman finals 3 years in a row and was the first sophomore to ever win it. Was a part of 2 national championships and was the first player to ever throw and rush 20 touchdowns in a single season, he was the epitome of dual threat quarterbacks. And to top it off, he had the best morals and personality, carrying his team, and delivered one of the best s peaches in football history.
I think you're giving him too much credit. Plus you're just looking at his stats that a better than Walker's, how about you compare Walker's stats that are better than Tebow's.
P.S. You really compare a Running back and a Quarterback. Especially since they played in different decades
Forgotten but by far one of the toughest and greatest players to touch the field. He turned the NFL into a serious league
Single greatest player to ever wear a uniform in college football.
Should be top 5. He doesn't have the numbers, but that's because he played in the the 1920s. - shabookie
He is the only person to win the Heisman twice. He disservice to be number one.
No way look at number one
Archie Set. The bar the greatest of all time
Give me a break, this man should be #1!
Manziel was amazing in college but his NFL career sucked he beat up his girlfriend, helped Josh Gordon get suspended and where is he now no where a free agent no one is gonna give him another chance
Most exciting player to watch... Even if you are not a fan of his team or his (over-hyped, over-spun) off season activities. This guy does what others can not, have not and likely will not.
Too many zits and an ugly nose. He really wasn't anything special as we will see in his brief NFL career.
Heisman winner. Could have won it twice. Almost 10000 yards in two years? Spectacular. Fun to watch? Check. Off the field he does stupid things but this guy is exciting.
He was a Freak show on the field and when went to the pros was even better
If Barry Sanders had had a full Career he would be the Goat
No one like Barry. He carried teams like no other, every other player wanted to play like Barry.
Barry terrific is the third best running back, first is Bo Jackson, secound ladainian Tomlinson, then Barry terrific, We dem boyz
One of the greatest linebackers to ever play
Ohio State fan here...but I have to say Butkus the best ever..
Best name ever
Don't forget all big ten offense(center)
Before any muscle enhancing drugs, The reason football players are paid WELL, Hands down best EVER! You wish you could THORPE LIFE.
He lead college football in Rushing Yards and Touchdowns 4 Times
JIM thorpe was prbably the greatest all around athhelet that ever lived
Mariota should be higher and I watched him back in the day when he was in college
One of the top 3 easy
Should've won the Heisman twice lacking a National Championship but still an amazing player.
Most efficient player to ever play QB position
Watch him play against Notre Dame. Any questions
Greatest college football player ever
USC's architech of the great comeback against and.
Defense gets no love and half of the college football players, play on that side of the ball. They say defense wins championships and that's true, but why do we not award them the Heisman more often?
Last guy to do it on defense was Charles Woodson. Dominant cornerback! Great at coverage, would dare you to throw his way and when you did, he's pick you off. Great punt return and also played a little wide receiver. Its actually sad that he had to play offense to have a shot at the Heisman, because his defensive play alone should have won him the award.
Beat out Peyton Manning for the award and that was no fluke. Peyton was a great college QB but choked in the big games like he still does today. 0-4 vs Florida, enough said there. Woodson on the other hand led Michigan to a 12-0 season and their first National Title in 48 years!
The single Greatest defensive player of all time. There will never be a player like him. When teams played Michigan in 1997 they had to rely on the running game because Quarterbacks literally feared to throw the ball onto his side of the field. Should be top 3.
Easily the best defensive college player of all time, maybe the best overall. Simply put, Woodson is the man.
Easily top 3. The fact that these clowns haven't voted for him shows bias. Charles Woodson singlehandedly won Michigan that 1997 National Championship. Only Defensive player in CFB HISTORY to win a Heisman. He is the actual GOAT of college football.
Yes he was amazing
How is he not top 10 maybe top 5! Really Aaron Murray but not Jameis?
Should be in top 3
Winston sucks. Quit putting a guy who played 2 years on the list. His sophomore season was terrible anyway.
This guy is wack put Peyton manning ahead of this bum
The best scrambler in collage and nfl history we dem boyz
Yup his the best we dem boyz
Archie Manning is the BEST QB in college history. He did things Johnny football could only dream of.
I remember the Tide/Rebel game of 1969, and there were many others in his 3 yrs. The reason for a lack luster career in NFL was John Mecom, trading very good players and he had no help, most of the time. As The Bear said, He was the best college physical specimen of a quarterback he'd ever seen. He would complete passes with defense hanging on him, or pulling him down, and some would be for TD's. Just a bit of F Y I
Vick should seriously be higher. Vick was one of my favorite players and had a cannon of an arm even though most people don't know it.
Best college player ever. The combination of running and was actually number 1 in passing efficiency in 1999.
The fastest quarterback of all time.
Best college football player ever
Quit saying we dem boyz it sounds stupid and immature.
Payton Manning the best quarderback of all time at age 49 men, check it out
He should be the first bescuse of all the records we dem boyz
Nick Chubb rules, I am a Chubby girl!
He won the HEISMAN and came in second place two times. If he had been able to play as a freshman, he would have inevitably been a finalist. He was one half of the most famous college backfield in history, and helped make Army into a college dynasty in the 1940's. He has to be in the top ten ever, and not being so reflects the lack of historical knowledge of the voters.
How is he not in the top 10 or 5 by far the best college running back ever
Most exciting player in college football history.
This man was absolutely amazing. SPEED-SPEED-SPEED, FAST, FASTER, FASTEST and with POWER I think he may be the best running back-ever and I'm an OLE MISS man
I'm a Alabama fan but I agree this guy is arguably the best college football player of all time and should be number one on this list.
His speed and power where unmatched, got denied the natty 3 strait years, best sports player ever.
BEST FOOTBALL PLAYER EVER!
Fastest player ever... Bar none!
Cool player we dem boyz
He rallied his team from behind from 12 points half way through the 4th to beat what was hyped to be the best college football team ever.
great win in national championship over reggie bush and the #1 ranked USC
4th and 5 at the 9. You know he's going to run it. You just know. TD Vince Young, TD Texas.
Watch Vince on the highlight reel as a long horn... nothing but magic deserves another shot in nfl best college Qb of all time
Before his time and would be great today
Look at the record. Look at the scores. Look at the tape. The playbook was even given out against Florida in the national championship. Still couldn't stop him. Greatest of all time!
24? Whoever did this is an idiot
Best college player ever
What about Eric Crouch?
No other LINEBACKER did what he did NOBODY! And if you don't believe me go watch his TAPES!
#1 college linebacker of all time
Could stop anybody
Derek Henry Derek Henry is the best
Combination Size and Speed!
2015 Heisman trophy winner
Over 2,000 yards!
He is the greatest
He ate that booty
He won a national championship with very little assistance, and if you don't think the offense was all Cam I challenge you to name another offensive player from that year for Auburn. Also note: he ran the read option in the SEC West and still couldn't be stopped.
He did everything one can possibly achieve me in college football all in one year. He was the MAN.
Scam newton should not have even played at auburn should have faced a hard punishment for stealing a laptop
Just go watch his highlights, need I say more?
He hasn't done enough. When he puts his full college career together, then we can just judge him. I'm not a hater, I think he's a great player. He just hasn't done enough yet.
He set records like no one else but he did throw interceptions but did he lose those games no.Should be way higher on this list
Go Dawgs, my sis likes Clemson
Ty Detmer was mostly known as a journeyman in the NFL but was a boss in college with BYU.
He started what we see now in NCAA Football.
Ty Detmer was awesome at BYU
Don't agree at all! Where is Jim brown
He's fat and awesome
Should be higher
210.3 rushing yards per game
He's got immense talent, too bad he never won Heisman. Great in the NFL too.
Everyone knows he was in a class by himself-what most people do not know is how hard he worked to be the best-maybe the most dedicated player of all
I think that Joe Montana is the best quarterback in football history.
Rushed for more than 220 yards against bama
Put him at #1 he played for the sooners that are awesome
A living legend. Kansas city should start him
Your are the best QB ever to play the sport in ncaa you should be starting in the nfl
Broke so many SEC and Georgia records, Plus some NCAAF records
But also admitted to having nightmares about Jadeveon Clowney
You have weighted your list towards players of the last 10 years. Murray does not belong on the same list with Johnny U
Think of which player performed his position so much better than others... Dave Rimington stands out not just as the best Center to play college football, but far enough ahead of the next best to consider him the best player of all-time.