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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Barry Sanders is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Barry Sanders Oklahoma State Cowboys football, Detroit Lions

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

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Terrell Davis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Terrell Davis Denver Broncos, Georgia Bulldogs football team, Long Beach State 49ers football

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

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Curtis Martin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Curtis Martin New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Panthers football, New York Jets

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Thurman Thomas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Thurman Thomas Buffalo Bills

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Jerome Bettis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Jerome Bettis Pittsburgh Steelers, St. Louis Rams

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Eddie George is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Eddie George Tennessee Titans, Ohio State Buckeyes football, Dallas Cowboys

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Marcus Allen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Marcus Allen USC Trojans football, Oakland Raiders, Kansas City Chiefs

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

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

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

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Christian Okoye is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Christian Okoye Kansas City Chiefs

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Corey Dillon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added Corey Dillon Cincinnati Bengals, Washington Huskies football, New England Patriots

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

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Chris Warren is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s

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Jamal Anderson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Jamal Anderson Utah Utes football, Atlanta Falcons

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

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Natrone Means is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Natrone Means Jacksonville Jaguars, Carolina Panthers, San Diego Chargers

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

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Errict Rhett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added Errict Rhett

The Best NFL Running Backs of All Time

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Rodney Hampton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s

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Garrison Hearst is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Garrison Hearst Arizona Cardinals, Georgia Bulldogs football team

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Neal Anderson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added Neal Anderson

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Marion Butts is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added Marion Butts

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Barry Foster is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s

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

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Napoleon Kaufman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added Napoleon Kaufman Oakland Raiders, Washington Huskies football

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Larry Centers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added Larry Centers

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Edgar Bennett is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added Edgar Bennett

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Charlie Garner is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added Charlie Garner

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Reggie Cobb is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added Reggie Cobb

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Harvey Williams is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added Harvey Williams

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Terry Allen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added Terry Allen

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

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Daryl Johnston is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Daryl Johnston Syracuse Orange football, Dallas Cowboys