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College Football Power Rankings: The Top 25 Running Backs Heading Into Week 9

Michael PintoSenior Writer IOctober 11, 2016

College Football Power Rankings: The Top 25 Running Backs Heading Into Week 9

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25. Dan Herron, Ohio State

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    2010 Stats

    Rushing Yards: 520 / AVG: 4.6 / TD: 11 / Receiving Yards: 137 / AVG: 12.5 / TD: 0

    Herron's numbers aren't particularly strong at first glance, but his 11 rushing touchdowns are tied for fifth in the country among running backs. And with limited carries in the last four games, Herron is averaging 4.7 ypg with seven rushing touchdowns. 

24. Bobby Rainey, Western Kentucky

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23. Ronnie Hillman, San Diego State

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22. Chris Polk, Washington

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21. Montel Harris, Boston College

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20. Mikel LeShoure, Illinois

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19. Jordan Todman, Connecticut

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18. Bilal Powell, Louisville

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17. Adam Robinson, Iowa

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16. Marcus Lattimore, South Carolina

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15. Ed Wesley, TCU

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14. Derrick Locke, Kentucky

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13. Edwin Baker, Michigan State

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12. DeMarco Murray, Oklahoma

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11. Andre Ellington, Clemson

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10. Daniel Thomas, Kansas State

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9. Shane Vereen, California

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8. Jacquizz Rodgers, Oregon State

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7. Vai Taua, Nevada

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6. Noel Devine, West Virginia

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5. Trent Richardson, Alabama

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4. Mark Ingram, Alabama

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3. Kendall Hunter, Oklahoma State

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2. John Clay, Wisconsin

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1. LaMichael James, Oregon

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