Our Best 25 QBs article last week set new records for page views at NES. Today we launch our follow-up: The 25 best running backs.

** Rankings are based on player’s NFL potential and not college football performance.**

Rank RB
1 Jahvid Best Cal Jr
2 Jonathan Dwyer GaTech Jr
3 Kendall Hunter OKState Jr
4 DeMarco Murrey OU Jr
5 Jacquizz Rodgers OregonSt So
6 CJ Spiller Clemson Sr
7 Charles Scott LSU Sr
8 Noel Devine WV Jr
9 Chris Brown OU Sr
10 Evan Royster Penn State Jr
11 LeGarrette Blount Oregon Sr
12 MiQuale Lewis Ball State Sr
13 Harvey Unga BYU Jr
14 Michael Smith Arkansas Sr
15 Damion Fletcher Southern Miss Sr
16 Da’Rel Scott Maryland Jr
17 Anthony Dixon MissState Sr
18 Darren Evans VaTech So
19 John Clay Wisconsin So
20 Mark Ingram Alabama So
21 Vai Taua Nevada Jr
22 Derrick Washington Mizzou Jr
23 Toby Gerhart Stanford Sr
24 Bryce Beall Houston So
25 Stafon Johnson USC Sr