Top 25 College Football Running Backs of the BCS Era



Honorable Mentions

35. Kevin Smith

34. Anthony Thomas

33. Maurice Jones-Drew

32. Michael Hart

31. Jacquizz Rodgers

30. Ken Simonton

29. Marshawn Lynch

28. Michael Turner

27. Cadillac Williams

26. Kevin Jones

ANN ARBOR, MI - SEPTEMBER 6: Chris Perry #23 of the Michigan Wolverines runs the ball against Houston Cougars defenders on September 6, 2003 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan defeated Houston 50-3. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Getty Images)

25. Chris Perry

Michigan (2000-03)


794 att., 3,657 yds, 39 TD, 64 rec., 569 yds, 2 TD

Chris Perry capped a solid Michigan career with an elite Doak Walker-winning, Heisman finalist season in 2003. He claimed Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year honors and was a consensus All-American. Perry touched the ball 382 times on offense for 2,041 yards and 20 touchdowns in his final season.