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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82 67
Ricky Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s

2
77 62
Marshall Faulk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Marshall Faulk San Diego State

3
78 71
Eddie George is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Eddie George Ohio State

4
54 49
Warrick Dunn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Warrick Dunn Florida State

5
39 35
Ki-Jana Carter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Ki-Jana Carter Penn State

6
53 52
Ron Dayne is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Ron Dayne Wisconsin

7
41 41
Shaun Alexander is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Shaun Alexander Alabama

8
47 51
Lawrence Phillips is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s

9
28 37
Garrison Hearst is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Garrison Hearst Arizona

10
30 40
Rashaan Salaam is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Rashaan Salaam Colorado

11
26 37
Tyrone Wheatley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Tyrone Wheatley Michigan

12
15 26
Darnell Autry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Darnell Autry Northwestern

13
19 30
Tshimanga Biakabutuka is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Tim Biakabutuka Michigan

14
19 32
Curtis Enis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Curtis Enis Penn State

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15
2 6
Vaughn Dunbar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Vaughn Dunbar Indiana

16
1 5
Bam Morris is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Bam Morris Texas Tech

17
2 7
Mike Alstott is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Mike Alstott Purdue

18
11 27
Troy Davis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Troy Davis Iowa State

19
10 24
Thomas Jones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Thomas Jones Virginia

20
16 35
Tim Dwight is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Tim Dwight Iowa

21
14 30
Napoleon Kaufman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Mike Mayweather Washington

22
8 26
Darren Lewis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Darren Lewis Texas A&M

23
9 30
Reggie Brooks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Reggie Brooks Notre Dame

24
5 23
Byron Hanspard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Byron Hanspard Texas Tech

25
0 5
Greg Lewis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Greg Lewis Washington

26
5 23
LeShon Johnson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
LeShon Johnson Northern Illinois