Over the years, the Pac-10 has gained the reputation of being a quarterback-dominated conference. But in the inaugural season of the Pac-12, it may be transforming into a running back conference.
This transformation is led by a surplus of great backs in the conference. Many Pac-12 teams have multiple backs who are good enough to start on most teams in the country.
For some teams, the running back is the driving force that keeps your offense flowing. Some of the players in this list do that for their squads.
It was hard to narrow this list down to just 10 players. If you think I left anyone off that I shouldn’t have or over/underrated a player, let me know.
The following are the top 10 running backs in the Pac-12 for the 2011 season.