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Starting running back No. 1: De'Anthony Thomas, Oregon Ducks.
Starting running back No. 2: Ka'Deem Carey, Arizona Wildcats.
De'Anthony Thomas is a running back, but he's also a return specialist. He displayed that skill against Kansas State in the Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 3. Thomas amassed 1,146 yards from scrimmage and 1,757 all-purpose yards through the 2012 season, and he was just a sophomore.
Thomas is a lethal running back, especially behind a stout offensive line. Naturally, the perfect offense will have that killer offensive line to blow holes for him to run through.
Ka'Deem Carey is the other starting running back on this squad, and he led the Arizona Wildcats with 1,929 yards off 303 carries. He would be the feature back in this perfect offense, and his 303 carries last season proved that he is more than capable of sharing the load with Thomas.
Carey didn't just lead the Wildcats, either. He led the nation in rushing yards, besting the likes of Stefphon Jefferson (Nevada) and Montee Ball to earn that position.
Backup running back No. 1: Stefphon Jefferson, Nevada Wolf Pack with 1,883 yards.
Backup running back No. 2: T.J. Yeldon, Alabama Crimson Tide with 1,108 yards. (Split carries.)