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Jack Follman’s All-Time Convention RBs by NFL Success


Posted on Could 26, 2022

  By Jack Follman, SportsPac12

We proceed our rankings of the all-time greatest gamers from present Pac-12 colleges by place primarily based on their NFL success.

This time we take a look at working backs.

There are loads of Pac-12 Heisman winners (or close to Heisman winners) on the place however there aren’t as many NFL Corridor of Fame working backs.

That doesn’t imply there aren’t some all-time greats right here, together with a pair of USC legends who combat for the highest spot.

Marcus Allen | Oakland Raiders

1. Marcus Allen, USC

One of the most effective working backs career-wise from any convention, Allen’s numbers and honors are gorgeous and he will get the nod over Simpson for his total profession package deal.

An NFL MVP and Tremendous Bowl MVP punctuate his profession.

O.J. Simpson | Getty Photos

2. O.J. Simpson, USC

It’s so shut between Marcus Allen and Simpson for me. Simpson was breathtaking in his profession when he was at his peak however he was not so long as Allen was.

Marshawn Lynch | NFL.com

3. Marshawn Lynch, Cal

Beast Mode exploded on the league as a Seahawk. The Bear alum was simply downright dominant and constant as a runner within the 2010s as was an enormous a part of the Seahawks’ huge run beneath Pete Carroll and a Tremendous Bowl championship.

Frank Gifford | New York Giants

4. Frank Gifford, USC

He’s extra remembered now as a media member however Gifford was a Corridor of Fame working again within the league within the 50s.

He gained an MVP and a championship with a bunch of All-Professional and Professional Bowl honors.

Hugh McElhenny | San Francisco 49ers

5. Hugh McElhenny, Washington

One of the celebrities of the league within the 50s, McElhenny is a Corridor of Famer, has his quantity retired by the 49ers, and has 5 first-team All-Professional honors.

Steven Jackson | David Welker/Getty Photos

6. Steven Jackson, Oregon State

Jackson constantly tore up the league as a Ram. He was the most effective backs within the league for a really very long time, yr after yr. He had greater than 11,000 yards and almost 70 dashing TDs.

Ernie Nevers | Professional Soccer HOF

7. Ernie Nevers, Stanford

We go manner again to the 20s with this Corridor of Famer who you may’t skip over simply due to time. He’s an All-Decade-level participant who took house a bunch of All-Professional honors and a few information.

John Henry Johnson | Professional Soccer HOF

8. John Henry Johnson, Arizona State

Another Corridor of Famer who tore it up within the 50s. He made two All-Professional groups, 4 Professional Bowls and gained an NFL Championship as an all-time 49er.

Maurice Jones-Drew | Steve Greenwood/Getty Photos

9. Maurice Jones-Drew, UCLA

Jones was scary good at his peak, twice first-team All-Professional and main the NFL in dashing in 2011 as a Jaguar.

His total profession numbers are stellar too, with greater than 8,000 dashing yards and 68 dashing touchdowns.

Corey Dillon | Cincinnati Bengals

10. Corey Dillon, Washington

Dillon put collectively a unbelievable total profession, dashing for greater than 11,000 yards and scoring greater than 80 touchdowns. He went to 4 Professional Bowls and gained a Tremendous Bowl with the Patriots.

11. Chuck Muncie, Cal
12. Jamal Anderson, Utah
13. Freeman McNeil, UCLA
14. Wendell Tyler, UCLA
15. Christian McCaffrey, Stanford

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