Football The Best 2010s College Running Backs  

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List Rules Vote up the best college running backs of the 2010s

A lot happened during the 2010 era including some phenomenal running backs taking center stage on the collegiate football map. Records were broken and some stand out performances were seen. Do you remember those amazing RBs that led the charge during the 2010s? Do you have a few you still follow that are playing in the NFL?

From Brandon Saine to Roy Helu Jr there are a ton of great running backs on this list. You have your work cut out for you when it comes to picking a favorite.

If you need a refresher or want to put in your two cents, check out this list of the best 2010s college football running backs. Make sure and vote up your favorite college running backs so they may reach number one on this list.
list ordered by

1
27 17
Todd Gurley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Todd Gurley Georgia Bulldogs football, St. Louis Rams

2
32 24
Mark Ingram, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
New Orleans Saints, Alabama Crimson Tide Football

3
24 16
Le'Veon Bell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Pittsburgh Steelers, Michigan State Spartans football

4
28 21
Ezekiel Elliott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
joshua-maitland-self added Ezekiel Elliott Ohio State Buckeyes football

5
24 20
Trent Richardson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Indianapolis Colts, Alabama Crimson Tide Football, Cleveland Browns

6
28 25
Noel Devine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Omaha Nighthawks, West Virginia Mountaineers football, Philadelphia Eagles

7
22 19
Eddie Lacy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Alabama Crimson Tide Football, Green Bay Packers

8
19 18
LaMichael James is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
San Francisco 49ers

9
14 18
Tre Mason is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Auburn Tigers football, St. Louis Rams

10
13 17
Carlos Hyde is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
joshua-maitland-self added Ohio State Buckeyes football

11
0 0
david montgormery is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
beastluke08 added david montgormery

12
0 0
david mont is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
beastluke08 added david mont

13
15 22
Dion Lewis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Panthers football, Philadelphia Eagles

14
12 18
Evan Royster is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Washington Redskins, Penn State Nittany Lions football

15
14 21
Jacquizz Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Atlanta Falcons, Oregon State Beavers football

16
15 23
John Clay is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
John Clay Pittsburgh Steelers, Wisconsin Badgers football

17
9 16
Christine Michael is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Seattle Seahawks

18
11 21
Roy Helu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Washington Redskins, Nebraska Cornhuskers football

19
6 14
Giovani Bernard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Cincinnati Bengals, North Carolina Tar Heels football

20
6 15
Lache Seastrunk is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs

21
8 18
Mike Dyer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Michael Dyer Auburn Tigers football

22
6 16
Jeffery Demps is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots

23
9 22
Brandon Saine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Brandon Saine Green Bay Packers, Ohio State Buckeyes football

24
8 21
Lance Dunbar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
North Texas Mean Green football, Dallas Cowboys

25
4 15
Daniel Thomas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Kansas State Wildcats football, Miami Dolphins

26
7 20
Chris Polk is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Washington Huskies football, Philadelphia Eagles

27
4 17
Washaun Ealey is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Washaun Ealey

28
3 15
Tre Newton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Tre Newton

29
4 19
Montel Harris is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Boston College Eagles football

30
3 18
Armando Allen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Armando Allen Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, Chicago Bears

31
2 16
Donald Buckram is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Donald Buckram

32
2 16
Jermaine Thomas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Jermaine Thomas Florida State Seminoles football