Running Backs The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite NFL Running backs that played in the 90s

these are the greatest running backs on the 90s. Running backs are the workhorses of a football team. They set the pace and take the biggest hits play after play. When talking about 90s running backs, you're talking about some of the greatest football players in NFL history! Take a look at this list of RBs of the 90s and vote up your favorites! Who do you think are the best NFL running backs of the 90s?

From Barry Sanders to Terrell Davis, the top Running Backs of the 90s are some of the toughest players to ever play the game. Just think about players like "The Bus" Jerome Bettis! Eddie George and Marshall Faulk are some of the best 1990s Running Backs and certainly earned their place on this list. Be sure to vote those men up if you think they should take the top spot on this list.

So take a look at this list of the greatest RBs of the 90s and vote up your favorites! Who do you think are the top running backs of the 1990s?
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1
161 42
Barry Sanders is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Oklahoma State Cowboys football, Detroit Lions

2
118 58
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Florida Gators football, Arizona Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys

3
100 47
Marshall Faulk is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Indianapolis Colts, St. Louis Rams, San Diego State Aztecs football

4
94 47
Thurman Thomas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Buffalo Bills

5
89 46
Jerome Bettis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Pittsburgh Steelers, St. Louis Rams

6
99 54
Terrell Davis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Denver Broncos, Georgia Bulldogs football team, Long Beach State 49ers football

7
76 37
Curtis Martin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Panthers football, New York Jets

8
64 38
Marcus Allen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
USC Trojans football, Oakland Raiders, Kansas City Chiefs

9
65 40
Eddie George is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Tennessee Titans, Ohio State Buckeyes football, Dallas Cowboys

10
51 41
Eric Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Los Angeles Rams, Indianapolis Colts, Oakland Raiders

11
46 42
Ricky Watters is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Seattle Seahawks

12
23 15
Corey Dillon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added Cincinnati Bengals, Washington Huskies football, New England Patriots

13
39 35
Warrick Dunn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Atlanta Falcons, Florida State Seminoles football

14
37 33
Mike Alstott is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Purdue Boilermakers football

15
33 31
Chris Warren is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s

16
37 35
Christian Okoye is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kansas City Chiefs

17
18 12
Robert Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

18
10 7
Garrison Hearst is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Arizona Cardinals, Georgia Bulldogs football team

19
25 28
Jamal Anderson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Utah Utes football, Atlanta Falcons

20
24 27
Eric Metcalf is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s

21
21 27
Rodney Hampton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s

22
9 11
Larry Centers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

23
11 14
Marion Butts is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

24
20 28
Barry Foster is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s

25
9 12
Neal Anderson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

26
8 11
Charlie Garner is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

27
17 25
Dorsey Levens is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football, Green Bay Packers

28
18 26
Natrone Means is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Jacksonville Jaguars, Carolina Panthers, San Diego Chargers

29
7 10
Terry Allen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

30
9 13
Errict Rhett is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

31
8 12
Napoleon Kaufman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added Oakland Raiders, Washington Huskies football

32
5 11
Edgar Bennett is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

33
15 30
Daryl Johnston is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Syracuse Orange football, Dallas Cowboys

34
3 11
John L. Williams is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

35
3 11
Reggie Cobb is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

36
3 12
Harvey Williams is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added