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.
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40 31
Ezekiel Elliott is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
joshua-maitland-self added Ezekiel Elliott Ohio State Buckeyes football

2
38 30
Todd Gurley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Todd Gurley Georgia Bulldogs football, St. Louis Rams

3
12 2
Saquon Barkley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
blake_shafer added Penn State Nitty Lions , New York Giants

4
41 37
Mark Ingram, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
New Orleans Saints, Alabama Crimson Tide Football

5
30 31
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 29
Eddie Lacy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Alabama Crimson Tide Football, Green Bay Packers

7
30 32
Le'Veon Bell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Pittsburgh Steelers, Michigan State Spartans football

8
33 37
Noel Devine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Omaha Nighthawks, West Virginia Mountaineers football, Philadelphia Eagles

9
25 28
LaMichael James is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
San Francisco 49ers

10
20 24
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
18 24
Tre Mason is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Auburn Tigers football, St. Louis Rams

12
21 30
Dion Lewis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Panthers football, Philadelphia Eagles

13
18 29
Jacquizz Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Atlanta Falcons, Oregon State Beavers football

14
17 30
John Clay is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
John Clay Pittsburgh Steelers, Wisconsin Badgers football

15
11 22
Christine Michael is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Seattle Seahawks

16
9 20
Giovani Bernard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Cincinnati Bengals, North Carolina Tar Heels football

17
14 28
Roy Helu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Washington Redskins, Nebraska Cornhuskers football

18
14 28
Evan Royster is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Washington Redskins, Penn State Nittany Lions football

19
11 25
Mike Dyer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Michael Dyer Auburn Tigers football

20
8 22
Lache Seastrunk is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs

21
6 19
Tre Newton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Tre Newton

22
9 25
Chris Polk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Washington Huskies football, Philadelphia Eagles

23
6 20
Daniel Thomas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Kansas State Wildcats football, Miami Dolphins

24
9 27
Lance Dunbar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
North Texas Mean Green football, Dallas Cowboys

25
10 29
Brandon Saine is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Brandon Saine Green Bay Packers, Ohio State Buckeyes football

26
6 22
Washaun Ealey is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Washaun Ealey

27
1 8
david montgormery is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
beastluke08 added david montgormery

28
6 24
Jeffery Demps is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots

29
4 26
Montel Harris is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Boston College Eagles football

30
3 22
Donald Buckram is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Donald Buckram

31
3 22
Jermaine Thomas is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Jermaine Thomas Florida State Seminoles football

32
3 24
Armando Allen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Armando Allen Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, Chicago Bears

33
0 9
david mont is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
beastluke08 added david mont