The SEC is known for hard-hitting and stifling defense, but running the football has also become a staple of the conference. So far this season there is a total of seven SEC teams ranked in the top 50 in total rushing yards.
There are many great running backs who have come from this conference such as Darren McFadden, Peyton Hillis, Mark Ingram and Trent Richardson, and the list goes on and on—even NFL all-time leading rusher Emmitt Smith went to an SEC school.
And while many of the star running backs in this conference have yet to produce what they are capable of, this is still a talented group of players.
Here are the top 10 running backs with three weeks of the 2012 college football season in the books.