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?"
- 1Zach Miller may refer to: Zach Miller (tight end, born 1984), NFL tight end for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Chicago Bears Zach Miller (tight end, born 1985), former NFL tight... more
- 2Jimmy Carter Kleinsasser (; born January 31, 1977) is a former American Football player who played fullback, H-back, and tight end for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He... more
- 3Edwin Matthew Saenz (September 21, 1923 – April 28, 1971) was an American football running back for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. He played college football at the... more
- 4Benjamin Jeffrey Utecht (born June 30, 1981) is a former American football player and current singer. Utecht was a tight end for the Indianapolis Colts and the Cincinnati Bengals. He was signed by... more
- 5Herbert Jack Banta (November 19, 1917 – February 22, 1977) was an American football halfback in the National Football League (NFL) for the Philadelphia Eagles, the Washington Redskins and Los Angeles... more
- 6James Jenkins (born August 17, 1967) is a former American football tight end who played for ten seasons in the National Football League (NFL) for the Washington Redskins as a blocking specialist on... more
- 7John Paul Marino "J. P." Foschi (pronounced FAH-shee) (born May 19, 1982 in Queens, New York) is a former American football tight end. He was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in... more
- 8Merlyn Edwin Condit (March 21, 1917 – October 18, 1992), nicknamed "Merlyn the Magician," was an American football H-back in the National Football League for the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Washington... more