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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190 49
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 71
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
115 58
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
112 56
Thurman Thomas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Buffalo Bills

5
111 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
86 46
Curtis Martin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Panthers football, New York Jets

7
97 56
Jerome Bettis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Pittsburgh Steelers, St. Louis Rams

8
73 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
73 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
64 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
57 48
Ricky Watters is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Seattle Seahawks

12
49 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
46 40
Mike Alstott is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Purdue Boilermakers football

14
48 44
Christian Okoye is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kansas City Chiefs

15
29 20
Robert Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

16
29 24
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 41
Chris Warren is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s

18
29 33
Jamal Anderson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Utah Utes football, Atlanta Falcons

19
13 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
26 33
Rodney Hampton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s

21
13 15
Charlie Garner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

22
22 30
Dorsey Levens is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football, Green Bay Packers

23
26 35
Eric Metcalf is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s

24
23 32
Natrone Means is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Jacksonville Jaguars, Carolina Panthers, San Diego Chargers

25
15 19
Marion Butts is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

26
24 34
Barry Foster is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s

27
13 17
Larry Centers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

28
13 17
Neal Anderson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

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

30
23 34
Daryl Johnston is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Syracuse Orange football, Dallas Cowboys

31
12 18
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
10 17
Edgar Bennett is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

33
11 20
Errict Rhett is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

34
5 18
John L. Williams is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

35
5 18
Reggie Cobb is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

36
5 21
Harvey Williams is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added