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List of Famous Football H-backs

Updated June 14, 2019 8.2k views8 items

List of the most famous (American) football h-backs in the history of the sport, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. There have been many legendary h-backs in the NFL and NCAA, and you'll find all of them on this list below. Some of these men are considered to be the best h-backs to ever play the game, and if you're looking for a specific football player you can look for them by using the "search" function on this list. These amazing h-backs may currently be active while others have been retired for quite sometime. This list of the top h-backs in American football includes all the greats from both the NFL and college football.

List items include Zach Miller, Jim Kleinsasser and many more.

This list answers the questions, "Who is the greatest h-back of all time?" and "Who are the best h-backs of all time?"
  • 1

    Zach Miller

    Tight end
    Zach Miller may refer to: Zach Miller (tight end, born 1984), NFL tight end for the...  more
  • 2

    Jim Kleinsasser

    H-back, Fullback
    Jimmy Carter Kleinsasser (; born January 31, 1977) is a former American Football player who...  more
  • 3

    Eddie Saenz

    Running back, Halfback
    Edwin Matthew Saenz (September 21, 1923 – April 28, 1971) was an American football running...  more
  • 4

    Ben Utecht

    H-back, Fullback
    Benjamin Jeffrey Utecht (born June 30, 1981) is a former American football player and current...  more
  • 5

    Jack Banta

    Running back, Halfback
    Herbert Jack Banta (November 19, 1917 – February 22, 1977) was an American football halfback...  more
  • 6

    James Jenkins

    H-back, Tight end
    James Jenkins (born August 17, 1967) is a former American football tight end who played for...  more
  • 7

    J. P. Foschi

    H-back, Tight end
    John Paul Marino "J. P." Foschi (pronounced FAH-shee) (born May 19, 1982 in Queens, New York)...  more
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    Merl Condit

    H-back, Quarterback
    Merlyn Edwin Condit (March 21, 1917 – October 18, 1992), nicknamed "Merlyn the Magician," was...  more