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Gurley, Allen headline top 10 RBs

Herschel Walker is the only Georgia running back to score more career touchdowns than Gurley's 36. AP Photo/John Bazemore

Over the past few weeks, ESPN Insider has featured the top 10 wide receivers and top 10 quarterbacks in college football.

This third part of the series will review the top 10 running backs in college football. The depth of quality candidates at this position is higher than it has been in a few years, so the competition was quite spirited. The list includes strong representation from the Big Ten, SEC and Pac-12 and varies from speedy breakaway threats to explosive power runners.

Here are the top 10 running backs in college football:

(Note: Unless otherwise noted, all metrics below are from games against Power 5 opponents.)