NFL 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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223 51
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
152 79
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
130 64
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
121 66
Thurman Thomas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Buffalo Bills

5
112 62
Jerome Bettis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Pittsburgh Steelers, St. Louis Rams

6
124 72
Terrell Davis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Denver Broncos, Georgia Bulldogs football team, Long Beach State 49ers football

7
99 52
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
85 53
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
80 58
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
74 52
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
62 56
Ricky Watters is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Seattle Seahawks

12
52 47
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
53 51
Christian Okoye is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kansas City Chiefs

14
52 50
Mike Alstott is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Purdue Boilermakers football

15
34 29
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
31 28
Robert Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

17
38 45
Chris Warren is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s

18
31 36
Jamal Anderson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Utah Utes football, Atlanta Falcons

19
16 16
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
20 21
Marion Butts is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

21
29 37
Rodney Hampton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s

22
30 38
Eric Metcalf is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s

23
28 36
Natrone Means is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Jacksonville Jaguars, Carolina Panthers, San Diego Chargers

24
17 19
Charlie Garner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s
Kris Aston Kilpatrick added

25
28 37
Barry Foster is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s