NCAA The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s  

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List Rules Vote up the best college running backs that were playing in college during the 1990s

These are the best 90s college running backs according to user votes. There truly were some great college RBs in the 90s, but these are the best of the best. The top college running backs of the 1990s. Some of these guys are household names. Others saw their careers blossom in the 90s and burnout quickly... but they were great all the same. Who are the greatest college running backs of the 90s? Vote up your favorites now!

From Eddie George to Ricky Williams, this list isn't wanting for talent. The 90s were a great era for the running game in college football.

So, who do you think was the absolute best running back of the decade out of this list of the top 90s college RBs? Vote up your favorite now and add any that you think are missing.

 
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1
102 80
Ricky Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s

2
96 75
Marshall Faulk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
San Diego State

3
96 84
Eddie George is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Ohio State

4
67 64
Warrick Dunn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Florida State

5
64 62
Lawrence Phillips is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s

6
67 67
Ron Dayne is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Wisconsin

7
53 54
Shaun Alexander is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Alabama

8
47 48
Ki-Jana Carter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Penn State

9
45 50
Rashaan Salaam is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Colorado

10
39 47
Garrison Hearst is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Arizona

11
30 42
Tshimanga Biakabutuka is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Michigan

12
33 49
Tyrone Wheatley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Michigan

13
9 17
Mike Alstott is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Purdue

14
22 42
Curtis Enis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Penn State

15
16 33
Troy Davis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Iowa State

16
17 36
Darnell Autry is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Northwestern

17
13 31
Thomas Jones is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Virginia

18
3 14
Greg Lewis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Washington

19
4 17
Vaughn Dunbar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Indiana

20
13 38
Reggie Brooks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Notre Dame

21
11 34
Darren Lewis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Texas A&M

22
8 31
Byron Hanspard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Texas Tech

23
7 32
LeShon Johnson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Northern Illinois

24
2 15
Bam Morris is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Texas Tech