Many of you know who some of the top running backs in the league are: Montee Ball, Marcus Lattimore, Knile Davis, etc. However, we want to take this opportunity to highlight some of the under-the-radar running backs that you may not know about despite their high potential.
SportingNews regularly puts together some great, well-researched under-the radar lists, and here’s their compilation of the top ten best under-the-radar running backs:
10. Dominique Brown, Louisville
2011: 522 yards, 4 TDs rushing; 98 yards, 1 TD receiving as a sophomore.
9. Matt Brown, Temple
2011: 947 yards, 6 TDs rushing; 703 yards, 1 TD on kickoff returns as a junior
8. Jordan Hall, Ohio State
2011: 405 yards, 2 TDs rushing; 114 yards, 3 TDs receiving; 683 yards on kick returns as a junior
7. D. J. Harper, Boise State
2011: 557 yards, 9 TDs rushing; 140 yards, 1 TD receiving as a redshirt senior
6. Jawan Jamison, Rutgers
2011: 897 yards, 9 TDs rushing as a redshirt freshman
5. Christine Michael, Texas A&M
2011: 899 yards, 8 TDs rushing; 35 yards, 1 TD receiving as a junior
4. LaDarius Perkins, Mississippi State
2011: 422 yards, 2 TDs rushing; 59 yards, 2 TDs receiving; 363 yards on kick returns as a redshirt sophomore
3. Bishop Sankey, Washington
2011: 187 yards, 1 TD rushing; 134 yards on kick returns as a freshman
2. Lache Seastrunk, Baylor
2011: Sat out the season after transferring from Oregon
1. Eric Stephens,Texas Tech
2011: 565 yards, 8 TDs rushing; 133 yards receiving as a junior
And here it is! Who are some of your favorite running backs this season?