The most important cog of the rams' greatest show on turf, faulk is, quite simply, the greatest receiving running back of all time but although he averaged more than 63 catches per season. So in order to select the top 16 running backs of all time, there are a number of different variables to be considered, but the overriding factor should be how tough the player was to stop. Presented here are five of the best vikings running backs of all-time, in no particular order 5 adrian peterson is the minnesota vikings all-time leader rusher with 11,675 yards, 97 rushing touchdowns and career points leader with 614. If longevity were the biggest key in ranking running backs, emmitt smith, who played 15 years in the nfl, would be at the top of the list but it's not he is, however, one of the most complete backs to ever play the game.
Best football running backs of all time the top ten 1 barry sanders barry sanders is a former american football running back who spent his entire professional career with the detroit lions of the national football league. Who are the best usc running backs of all-time between marcus allen and ronald jones ii, the trojans have been ripe with rushing talents usc is known as tailback u for good reason. This list is difficult because it seems throughout patriots history one position hasn't garnered a lot of great players: running backs due to the great lineage of patriots quarterbacks, the. Power football brings to mind images of mammoth offensive linemen, violent collisions at the point of attack, and gladiator running backs although the scheme is not always highlight-reel worthy.
Ncaaf by dylan fraychineaud jul 18, 2018 ranked: greatest college running backs of all-time 30 donnel pumphrey pumphrey isn't nearly as revered as many of the men above him on this list — but he should be. Former vp of player personnel gil brandt's top 10 running backs of all time check out gil's full list here - . 1) walter payton this took all of one second to decide payton could run, block, catch and even throw and on top of all that, sweetness had longevity, to boot. Nfl by seth casey nov 15, 2017 ranked: the 25 greatest running backs of all-time 25 frank gore the casual nfl fan might not realize this, but frank gore has had a fantastic nfl career.
Nicknamed sweetness, walter payton is widely considered the greatest all-around running back of all time he rushed for 16,726 yards which was an nfl record until 2002 when emmitt smith passed him. Simple, brown is near the top of the short list of greatest american athletes of all-time there's no doubt in my mind he would be the superman of running backs in any era of football. The goal is to determine the greatest running backs to ever play the gamethey are some of the fastest, most athletic sports stars in the game this list of top.
The best nfl running backs are the ones with amazing vision, power and speed these are the hall of fame running backs who have achieved a long list of accolades that will forever be recognized in. Who is the greatest usc football running back of all-time we rank the top ten rushers in trojan history from buck and marcus allen to reggie bush - page 6. In 1990, the ncaa created the doak walker award, to be given annually to the best running back in college football at smu, walker was a three-time all-american, a maxwell award winner in 1947 and.
He was the best badger running back of all time and the best freshman running back of all time( other than jonathan taylor) i saw the great dane not even play in the fourth qtr of a lot of his games. When it comes to having a history of very good running backs, the team has several who are not only among the best in franchise history, but were among the best in the nfl check out our list of the five best tennessee titans running backs of all-time and let us know what you think. 2) dick christy - 1955-57 - in 1957, christy was the acc player of the year (1 of 2 running backs in school history to do so), and earned 1st team all-american (1 of 2 running backs in school history to do so) and 1st team all-acc honors he also earned 2nd team all-acc in 1955.