One of the most controversial topics within the realm of professional football is who should be considered among the greatest players of all time at their respective positions.
At the running back position, public opinion tends to contrast greatly on the matter and tempers often flare in the heat of the conversation.
This is often due to the differing in criteria between football historians and fans alike. For example, how heavily should longevity be weighed in comparison to potential? Issues like this make this topic extremely interesting yet difficult to debate, and therefore I will now attempt to undertake this challenge.
Here are the five greatest running backs of all time, as identified through my personal assessment.