The Big East produces elite, NFL-caliber running backs every season, and the class of 2012 will be no different.
Cincinnati's Isaiah Pead, Syracuse’s Antwon Baily and South Florida’s Darrell Scott have all moved on to the NFL.
At the professional ranks, Big East alums Ray Rice (Rutgers), LeSean McCoy (Pitt) and Michael Bush (Louisville) continue to be among the league's elite rushers.
Now it is time for the new running back talents in the conference to take over and continue on to NFL stardom.
Here are the top 10 running backs in the Big East heading into the 2012 college football season.