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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26 15
Todd Gurley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Todd Gurley Georgia Bulldogs football, St. Louis Rams

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31 21
Mark Ingram, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Mark Ingram New Orleans Saints, Alabama Crimson Tide Football

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23 14
Le'Veon Bell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Le'Veon Bell Pittsburgh Steelers, Michigan State Spartans football

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27 20
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

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24 18
Trent Richardson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Trent Richardson Indianapolis Colts, Alabama Crimson Tide Football, Cleveland Browns

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27 23
Noel Devine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Noel Devine Omaha Nighthawks, West Virginia Mountaineers football, Philadelphia Eagles

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22 18
Eddie Lacy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Eddie Lacy Alabama Crimson Tide Football, Green Bay Packers

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19 17
LaMichael James is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
LaMichael James San Francisco 49ers

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14 17
Tre Mason is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Tre Mason Auburn Tigers football, St. Louis Rams

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13 16
Carlos Hyde is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
joshua-maitland-self added Carlos Hyde Ohio State Buckeyes football

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12 16
Evan Royster is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Evan Royster Washington Redskins, Penn State Nittany Lions football

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15 21
Dion Lewis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Dion Lewis Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Panthers football, Philadelphia Eagles

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14 20
Jacquizz Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Jacquizz Rodgers Atlanta Falcons, Oregon State Beavers football

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15 22
John Clay is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
John Clay Pittsburgh Steelers, Wisconsin Badgers football

The Most Underrated College Football Player

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9 15
Christine Michael is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Christine Michael Seattle Seahawks

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6 13
Giovani Bernard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Giovani Bernard Cincinnati Bengals, North Carolina Tar Heels football

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11 20
Roy Helu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Roy Helu Jr. Washington Redskins, Nebraska Cornhuskers football

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6 14
Lache Seastrunk is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs

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8 17
Mike Dyer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Michael Dyer Auburn Tigers football

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6 15
Jeffery Demps is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Jeff Demps Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots

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9 21
Brandon Saine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Brandon Saine Green Bay Packers, Ohio State Buckeyes football

The Best Current NFL Helmets

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4 14
Daniel Thomas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Daniel Thomas Kansas State Wildcats football, Miami Dolphins

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8 20
Lance Dunbar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Lance Dunbar North Texas Mean Green football, Dallas Cowboys

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7 19
Chris Polk is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Chris Polk Washington Huskies football, Philadelphia Eagles

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4 16
Washaun Ealey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Washaun Ealey

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3 14
Tre Newton is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Tre Newton

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4 18
Montel Harris is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Montel Harris Boston College Eagles football

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3 17
Armando Allen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Armando Allen Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, Chicago Bears

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2 15
Jermaine Thomas is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Jermaine Thomas Florida State Seminoles football

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2 15
Donald Buckram is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Donald Buckram