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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
Oklahoma State Cowboys football, Detroit Lions
2
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
Thurman Thomas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Buffalo Bills
4
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
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
Jerome Bettis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Pittsburgh Steelers, St. Louis Rams
7
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
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
Eric Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Los Angeles Rams, Indianapolis Colts, Oakland Raiders
10
Eddie George is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Tennessee Titans, Ohio State Buckeyes football, Dallas Cowboys
11
Ricky Watters is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Seattle Seahawks
12
Mike Alstott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Purdue Boilermakers football
13
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
Christian Okoye is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kansas City Chiefs
15
Corey Dillon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added Cincinnati Bengals, Washington Huskies football, New England Patriots
16
Robert Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added
17
Jamal Anderson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Utah Utes football, Atlanta Falcons
18
Eric Metcalf is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
19
Chris Warren is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
20
Garrison Hearst is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Arizona Cardinals, Georgia Bulldogs football team
21
Natrone Means is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Jacksonville Jaguars, Carolina Panthers, San Diego Chargers
22
Rodney Hampton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
23
Marion Butts is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added
24
Charlie Garner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added
25
Barry Foster is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s