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What college conference has produced the most starting running backs?

Yesterday we posted which conference has produced the most starting quarterbacks in the NFL, but did the premier college football conference produce the most starting caliber quarterbacks?  You can find out here, but we are on to running backs today.

AFC East

Buffalo Bills – C.J. Spiller – ACC

New England Patriots – Stevan Ridley – SEC

New York Jets – Chris Ivory – Division 2 Tiffin

Miami Dolphins – Lamar Miller – ACC

AFC North

Pittsburgh Steelers – Le’Veon Bell – Big 10

Cincinnati Bengals – Giovanni Bernard – ACC

Baltimore Ravens – Ray Rice – Big East

Cleveland Browns – Ben Tate – SEC

AFC South

Houston Texans – Arian Foster – SEC

Indianapolis Colts – Trent Richardson – SEC

Jacksonville Jaguars – Toby Gerhart – Pac 10

Tennessee Titans – Dexter McCluster – SEC

AFC West

Denver Broncos – Montee Ball – Big 10

Kansas City Chiefs – Jamaal Charles – Big 12

Oakland Raiders – Maurice Jones- Drew – Pac 10

San Diego Chargers – Ryan Matthews – WAC


NFC East

Dallas Cowboys – DeMarco Murray – Big 12

New York Giants – David Wilson – ACC

Philadelphia Eagles – LeSean McCoy – Big East

Washington Redskins – Alfred Morris – Sun Belt

NFC North

Chicago Bears – Matt Forte – Conference USA

Detroit Lions – Reggie Bush – Pac 10

Green Bay Packers – Eddie Lacy – SEC

Minnesota Vikings – Adrian Peterson – Big 12

NFC South

New Orleans Saints – Pierre Thomas – Big 10

Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Doug Martin – Mountain West Conference

Carolina Panthers – DeAngelo Williams – Conference USA

Atlanta Falcons – Steven Jackson –  Pac 10

NFC West

Arizona Cardinals – Andre Ellington – ACC

St. Louis Rams – Zac Stacy – SEC

San Francisco 49ers – Frank Gore – ACC

Seattle Seahawks – Marshawn Lynch – Pac 10


When breaking down the players by conference which team did you think had the most  starters?  If you picked the SEC you are right. Here is a breakdown of all the players in each conference, and a breakdown of each conference.

SEC – 7

ACC – 6

Pac 10 -5

Big 12 – 3

Big 10 – 3

Big East – 2

Conference USA – 2

MWC – 1

Sun Belt – 1

WAC – 1

Division 2 – TIFFIN UNIVERSITY (They deserve a shout out, because they are the smallest school on this list)


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