The SEC is widely known as the top conference in college football. Year in and year out, stars emerge at the running back position then go on to have great careers in the NFL. Most recently, Clyde Edwards-Helaire was drafted in the first round by the Kansas City Chiefs.
Runners like Derrick Henry, Mark Ingram, Todd Gurley, and Leonard Fournette all made their way through the SEC. There is no better conference to go through to prepare for the professional level. The upcoming season will be no different. There will be running back talent competing for the Heisman all season long.
It does not matter whether it is Alabama, Mississippit State, or Florida, all teams will look to establish the run. Here are the top five names that can do that the best for their team.