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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22 6
Saquon Barkley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
blake_shafer added Penn State Nitty Lions , New York Giants

2
48 34
Ezekiel Elliott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
joshua-maitland-self added Ezekiel Elliott Ohio State Buckeyes football

3
45 34
Todd Gurley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Todd Gurley Georgia Bulldogs football, St. Louis Rams

4
48 42
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
37 36
Le'Veon Bell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Pittsburgh Steelers, Michigan State Spartans football

6
36 37
Trent Richardson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Indianapolis Colts, Alabama Crimson Tide Football, Cleveland Browns

7
33 34
Eddie Lacy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Alabama Crimson Tide Football, Green Bay Packers

8
30 32
LaMichael James is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
San Francisco 49ers

9
34 42
Noel Devine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Omaha Nighthawks, West Virginia Mountaineers football, Philadelphia Eagles

10
24 29
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
26 33
Dion Lewis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Panthers football, Philadelphia Eagles

12
19 29
Tre Mason is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Auburn Tigers football, St. Louis Rams

13
21 33
Jacquizz Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Atlanta Falcons, Oregon State Beavers football

14
17 32
Evan Royster is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Washington Redskins, Penn State Nittany Lions football

15
18 34
John Clay is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
John Clay Pittsburgh Steelers, Wisconsin Badgers football

16
15 32
Roy Helu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Washington Redskins, Nebraska Cornhuskers football

17
13 29
Mike Dyer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Michael Dyer Auburn Tigers football

18
11 26
Giovani Bernard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Cincinnati Bengals, North Carolina Tar Heels football

19
11 26
Christine Michael is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Seattle Seahawks

20
8 23
Daniel Thomas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Kansas State Wildcats football, Miami Dolphins

21
9 25
Lache Seastrunk is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs

22
11 29
Chris Polk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Washington Huskies football, Philadelphia Eagles

23
13 33
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
7 23
Tre Newton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
Tre Newton

25
11 31
Lance Dunbar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2010s College Running Backs
North Texas Mean Green football, Dallas Cowboys