Ranking the SEC running backs 1-10

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  1. red55

    red55 curmudgeon Staff Member

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  2. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

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    That list is a little more reasonable. Even though I would have Lattimore over Richardson.
     
  3. TwistedTiger

    TwistedTiger Founding Member

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    I would definitely have Marcus Lattimore number one, he was a beast last season.
     
  4. LSUpride123

    LSUpride123 Boobies make everything A OK!!!

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    It might just be be, but Lattimore was no better than Ridley, they each had 249 carries and were separated in yards by 50…..

    IMO, Ware could be Ridley +1. From the PT I have seen, he has crazy good vision, nice cuts and the power to be a down hill runner.

    If Ware gets 220-250 carries this year, he will be a top 3 back for sure….

    I know Davis had a monster of a second half of the season, but I am 100% sold that the Meth-head linee of up at QB is what gave him the yards. He’s damn good so don’t get me wrong, but I am not sold and letting games lean on him if ol Wilson turns a bust. I think Davis season will ride on that. My main reasoning in this is that I am not sold on an Ark O’line with that style of hard running just yet. We will see tho…

    Just my 2 cents…
     
  5. Contained Chaos

    Contained Chaos Don't we all?

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    Knile Davis is very, very good. Make no mistake about that. He's very strong, and has a running style that is conducive to a good future in the NFL.

    Lattimore and Richardson are the most proven, but I agree that Ware will be every bit as good as either of them once he's had a chance to get his reps.
     
  6. dudley

    dudley oops!

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    Ar-Kansas will be starting a true freshman at LT and a JC transfer at RT. I think those that are anointing Davis and especially Wilson this early need to pause and think about it a bit.
     
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    Knile finished last season as the second leading rusher in the SEC, leading RB for yards gained. However, it's important to note that over 40% of his total yards gained came against teams like Ole Miss. He had one game worth note, IMO, against South Carolina. I don't recall him hitting 150, but it was the only team with a good rushing defense he was able to gain significant yardage against.

    I believe Lattimore is the most valuable RB in the SEC for '11. If he sustains a season ending injury the Gamecocks season will be ending as well. Garcia simply can't carry that team in a return trip to ATL without Lattimore.
     

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