On Thursday, we listed the top quarterback battles in the SEC this spring.
But a quarterback's best friend is a reliable running game, and several battles taking place in backfields around the SEC this spring will have a major impact on the 2013 season.
Alabama is set at the top with T.J. Yeldon as its primary back, as is Georgia with Todd Gurley, Texas A&M with Ben Malena and LSU with Jeremy Hill. But plenty of other intriguing battles remain.
Florida will be looking for the replacement to Mike Gillislee. Head ball coach Steve Spurrier will be in search of the "next Marcus Lattimore," and someone has to step up in Fayetteville.
Where will the the top running back battles taking place this spring in the SEC?
Our top seven are in this slide show.