Running backs served an unheralded but vital role in the SEC's return to offensive prominence in 2013.
Known for its physical defenses, the Southeastern Conference had a coming of age of sorts this season, with experienced quarterbacks combining with breakout stars at other positions to give us games like the 49-42 slugfest between Alabama and Texas A&M.
Though returning Aggie quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel dominated headlines, his production ebbed slightly from a year ago. An unheralded athlete by the name of Tre Mason finished as a 2013 Heisman finalist for upstart Auburn.
Let's not rush our way (see what I did there?) through ranking the conference's best tailbacks this season.
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