Running Backs The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s  

Ranker NFL
Originally by
2.8k votes 428 voters 7.7k views 36 items

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?
list ordered by

1
186 48
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
135 70
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
110 55
Thurman Thomas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Buffalo Bills

4
112 58
Marshall Faulk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Indianapolis Colts, St. Louis Rams, San Diego State Aztecs football

5
110 62
Terrell Davis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Denver Broncos, Georgia Bulldogs football team, Long Beach State 49ers football

6
97 54
Jerome Bettis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Pittsburgh Steelers, St. Louis Rams

7
86 45
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
72 46
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
71 50
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
62 48
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
55 48
Ricky Watters is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Seattle Seahawks

12
47 41
Warrick Dunn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Atlanta Falcons, Florida State Seminoles football

13
27 18
Robert Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

14
46 42
Christian Okoye is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kansas City Chiefs

15
44 40
Mike Alstott is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Purdue Boilermakers football

16
28 23
Corey Dillon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added Cincinnati Bengals, Washington Huskies football, New England Patriots

17
36 39
Chris Warren is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s

18
28 32
Jamal Anderson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Utah Utes football, Atlanta Falcons

19
12 12
Garrison Hearst is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Arizona Cardinals, Georgia Bulldogs football team

20
13 15
Larry Centers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

21
24 33
Rodney Hampton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s

22
12 14
Charlie Garner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

23
15 18
Marion Butts is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

24
25 34
Eric Metcalf is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s

25
12 15
Terry Allen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

26
22 31
Natrone Means is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Jacksonville Jaguars, Carolina Panthers, San Diego Chargers

27
23 33
Daryl Johnston is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Syracuse Orange football, Dallas Cowboys

28
23 33
Barry Foster is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s

29
12 16
Neal Anderson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

30
20 30
Dorsey Levens is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football, Green Bay Packers

31
12 17
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
11 18
Errict Rhett is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

33
8 17
Edgar Bennett is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

34
5 16
Reggie Cobb is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

35
5 16
John L. Williams is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

36
5 19
Harvey Williams is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added