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The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s 

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Updated June 14, 2019 4.5k votes 717 voters 12.6k 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
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Barry Sanders is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Running back from Wichita, Kansas, United States of America
2
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Running back from Pensacola, Florida, United States of America
3
Marshall Faulk is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Running back from New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
4
Thurman Thomas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Running back from Houston, Texas
5
Terrell Davis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Running back from San Diego, California, United States of America
6
Jerome Bettis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Running back from Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
7
Curtis Martin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Running back from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
8
Marcus Allen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Running back from San Diego, California, United States of America
9
Eddie George is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Running back from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
10
Eric Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Running back from Sealy, Texas, United States of America
11
Ricky Watters is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Running back from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America
12
Mike Alstott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
13
Christian Okoye is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Christian Okoye Running back from Enugu, Nigeria
14
Warrick Dunn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Running back from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
15
Jamal Anderson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Jamal Anderson Running back from Newark, New Jersey, United States of America
16
Chris Warren is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Chris Warren Running back from Silver Spring, Maryland
17
Eric Metcalf is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Running back and Return specialist from Seattle, Washington
18
Robert Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added Robert Smith Running back from Euclid, Ohio, United States of America
19
Rodney Hampton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Rodney Hampton Running back from Houston, Texas, United States of America
20
Natrone Means is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Running back from Harrisburg, North Carolina
21
Corey Dillon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added Running back from Seattle, Washington
22
Garrison Hearst is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Garrison Hearst Running back from Lincolnton, Georgia
23
Barry Foster is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Running back from Hurst, Texas, United States of America
24
Daryl Johnston is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Running back and Fullback from Youngstown, New York, United States of America
25
Charlie Garner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added Running back from Falls Church, Virginia