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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85 70
Ricky Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s

2
79 67
Marshall Faulk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Marshall Faulk San Diego State

3
81 74
Eddie George is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Eddie George Ohio State

4
56 52
Warrick Dunn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Warrick Dunn Florida State

5
57 55
Ron Dayne is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Ron Dayne Wisconsin

6
40 40
Ki-Jana Carter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Ki-Jana Carter Penn State

7
50 54
Lawrence Phillips is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s

8
43 45
Shaun Alexander is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Shaun Alexander Alabama

9
34 42
Rashaan Salaam is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Rashaan Salaam Colorado

10
30 39
Garrison Hearst is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Garrison Hearst Arizona

11
26 40
Tyrone Wheatley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Tyrone Wheatley Michigan

12
21 33
Tshimanga Biakabutuka is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Tim Biakabutuka Michigan

13
19 34
Curtis Enis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Curtis Enis Penn State

14
15 29
Darnell Autry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Darnell Autry Northwestern

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15
3 10
Mike Alstott is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Mike Alstott Purdue

16
2 9
Vaughn Dunbar is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Vaughn Dunbar Indiana

17
11 26
Thomas Jones is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Thomas Jones Virginia

18
12 30
Troy Davis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Troy Davis Iowa State

19
14 33
Napoleon Kaufman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Mike Mayweather Washington

20
10 32
Reggie Brooks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Reggie Brooks Notre Dame

21
1 8
Bam Morris is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Bam Morris Texas Tech

22
8 29
Darren Lewis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Darren Lewis Texas A&M

23
6 26
Byron Hanspard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Byron Hanspard Texas Tech

24
6 26
LeShon Johnson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
LeShon Johnson Northern Illinois

25
0 8
Greg Lewis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best College Running Backs of the 1990s
Greg Lewis Washington