The Top 10 Tailbacks in Georgia History

Wes HoltzclawCorrespondent IApril 8, 2009

The Top 10 Tailbacks in Georgia History

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    ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 1: Running back Knowshon Moreno #24 of the University of Georgia celebrates a touchdown catch against the Michigan State Spartans during the 2009 Capital One Bowl at the Citrus Bowl on January 1, 2009 in Orlando, Florida.  (Photo by

No. 10: Musa Smith

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    NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 1:  Tailback Musa Smith #32 of the University of Georgia Bulldogs carries the ball during the Nokia Sugar Bowl game against the Florida State University Seminoles at the Louisiana Superdome on January 1, 2003 in New Orleans, Louisian

No. 9: Willie McClendon

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    ATHENS, GA - NOVEMBER 29:  Georgia Bulldogs mascot Hairy Dawg riles up the crowd before the game against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Sanford Stadium on November 29, 2008 in Athens, Georgia.  The Yellow Jackets defeated the Bulldogs 45-42.  (Photo b

No. 8: Kevin McLee

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    ATHENS, GA - NOVEMBER 29:  A Georgia Bulldogs fan yells during a defensive stand during the game between the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on November 29, 2008 in Athens, Georgia.  The Yellow Jackets beat Bulldogs

No. 7: Thomas Brown

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    NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 01:  Thomas Brown #20 of the Georgia Bulldogs runs the ball against the Hawai'i Warriors during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Louisiana Superdome on January 1, 2008 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

No. 6: Lars Tate

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    4 Sep 1988:  Running back Lars Tate of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers attempts to break the tackle of a Philadelphia Eagles player during a game at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The Eagles won the game, 41-14. Mandatory Credit: Allen Dean Ste

No. 5: Frank Sinkwich

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    ATHENS, GA - NOVEMBER 29:  Georgia Bulldogs mascot UGA VII sits on the field before the game against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Sanford Stadium on November 29, 2008 in Athens, Georgia.  The Yellow Jackets defeated the Bulldogs 45-42.  (Photo by Mi

No. 4: Rodney Hampton

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    22 Sep 1996:  Running back Rodney Hampton #27 of the New York Giants looks up field as he attempts to run through the grasp of a pursuing defender from the New York Jets during a carry in the Giants 13-6 victory over the Jets at Giants Stadium in East Rut

No. 3: Knowshon Moreno

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    ATHENS, GA - SEPTEMBER 6: Running back Knowshon Moreno #24 of the Georgia Bulldogs checks the replay after a touchdown run against the Central Michigan Chippewas at Sanford Stadium on September 6, 2008 in Athens, Georgia.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty

No. 2: Garrison Hearst

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    SAN FRANCISCO - DECEMBER 1:  Garrisson Hearst #20 of the San Francisco 49ers runs against the Seattle Seahawks during an NFL game at 3 ComPark on December 1, 2002 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

No. 1: Herschel Walker

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    SAN FRANCISCO - OCTOBER 2:  Running back Herschel Walker #34 of the Philadelphia Eagles rushes for yards during a game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on October 2, 1994 in San Francisco, California.  The Eagles won 40-8.  (Photo by Ge