The Top Ranked Running Backs of 2000-2009

 

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The Top Ranked Running Backs of 2000-2009

 

Notes:

The ratings on this page comes from AinsworthSports.com's own rating system.  The lower the rating the better.

Players had to complete at least one qualifying season to be included in this list.

A qualifying year is any year that a player participated in 60% of his teams games.

Player's ratings are penalized for every year under 5 qualifying years.

 

Rnk   Player Rating
1   LaDainian Tomlinson 2.48256
2   Shaun Alexander 3.95869
3   Clinton Portis 6.63625
4   Tiki Barber 7.62100
5   Edgerrin James 7.81538
6   Ahman Green 8.78308
7   Ricky Williams 10.56579
8   Brian Westbrook 11.21936
9   Maurice Jones-Drew 12.01163
10   Steven Jackson 12.42183
11   Curtis Martin 13.00467
12   Adrian Peterson 13.08050
13   Jamal Lewis 13.47475
14   Priest Holmes 13.70338
15   Thomas Jones 14.26339
16   Marshall Faulk 14.27675
17   Fred Taylor 14.83288
18   Corey Dillon 14.95093
19   Frank Gore 16.48320
20   Warrick Dunn 19.19811
21   Willis McGahee 19.96858
22   Stephen Davis 20.32183
23   Rudi Johnson 20.89275
24   Charlie Garner 21.11425
25   Joseph Addai 21.59400
26   Eddie George 21.78570
27   Deuce McAllister 22.24542
28   Marion Barber III 22.34120
29   Domanick Williams 24.12317
30   Travis Henry 25.16042
31   Michael Pittman 27.14531
32   Jerome Bettis 27.67575
33   DeAngelo Williams 28.20950
34   Larry Johnson 28.28000
35   Ryan Grant 29.25733
36   Duce Staley 30.67138
37   Mike Anderson 32.00667
38   Lamar Smith 32.11900
39   Kevan Barlow 33.02550
40   Garrison Hearst 33.60033
41   Willie Parker 33.79460
42   Antowain Smith 34.43717
43   Chester Taylor 35.29938
44   Emmitt Smith 35.53180
45   James Stewart 36.07483
46   Reggie Bush 36.17588
47   Ronnie Brown 36.73133
48   Chris Johnson 37.32250
49   Brandon Jacobs 38.61230
50   Anthony Thomas 40.49429
51   Kevin Faulk 40.51967
52   Marshawn Lynch 40.70400
53   Ron Dayne 41.03900
54   Cedric Benson 42.03388
55   Julius Jones 43.58150
56   Matt Forte 43.63500
57   Laurence Maroney 44.27267
58   T.J. Duckett 44.53286
59   LaMont Jordan 44.63600
60   Mike Alstott 44.70675
61   Cadillac Williams 44.79450
62   Reuben Droughns 45.47200
63   Michael Bennett 45.85142
64   DeShaun Foster 45.88430
65   Kevin Jones 46.47010
66   Dominic Rhodes 47.31821
67   Tyrone Wheatley 47.34900
68   Michael Turner 48.13183
69   Correll Buckhalter 49.00383
70   Pierre Thomas 49.23850
71   Tatum Bell 49.49100
72   Sammy Morris 50.92113
73   Shawn Bryson 51.31810
74   Jonathan Stewart 51.84125
75   James Allen 52.36950
76   Chris Brown 52.48970
77   Steve Slaton 53.73500
78   Ladell Betts 54.00757
79   Leon Washington 54.87767
80   Mewelde Moore 55.12383
81   LenDale White 55.55525
82   Larry Centers 56.99867
83   Moe Williams 57.18620
84   Kevin Smith 57.52250
85   Jerious Norwood 58.06763
86   Troy Hambrick 58.23175
87   Justin Fargas 58.26036
88   Robert Smith 58.58500
89   Richie Anderson 58.73150
90   Ricky Watters 59.84750
91   Maurice Morris 60.82088
92   Stacey Mack 61.15850
93   Zack Crockett 61.57021
94   Najeh Davenport 62.14550
95   Marcel Shipp 62.60990
96   Tony Fisher 63.90038
97   Tim Hightower 64.46625
98   Amos Zereoue 65.04400
99   Dorsey Levens 65.42800
100   Rashard Mendenhall 66.16000
101   Fred Jackson 66.36000
102   Ray Rice 66.99125
103   Jamel White 67.69020
104   Onterrio Smith 68.88500
105   Aaron Stecker 69.02356
106   William Green 69.18800
107   Knowshon Moreno 69.94750
108   Kenny Watson 70.24550
109   Bob Christian 71.42483
110   Tony Richardson 72.18767
111   Jonathan Wells 72.82625
112   Jamaal Charles 73.30375
113   Mike Bell 73.93500
114   Derrick Ward 74.79150
115   Ahmad Bradshaw 76.71050
116   Brandon Bennett 77.43438
117   Jamal Anderson 77.52250
118   Nick Goings 77.99643
119   Travis Minor 78.02094
120   Brad Hoover 78.05075
121   Darren Sproles 79.40388
122   Cory Schlesinger 79.83257
123   William Henderson 80.09936
124   Trung Canidate 80.71683
125   Richard Huntley 80.82825
126   Lamar Gordon 81.05350
127   Justin Griffith 81.18200
128   Le'Ron McClain 81.47433
129   Terrell Fletcher 82.26550
130   Derrick Blaylock 82.73683
131   Vernand Morency 83.29233
132   Tim Biakabutuka 83.83500
133   Mack Strong 84.19614
134   J.R. Redmond 84.23500
135   Leonard Weaver 84.42863
136   Earnest Graham 84.75920
137   J.J. Arrington 86.14563
138   Jerome Harrison 86.76000
139   Brandon Jackson 87.01250
140   Lee Suggs 87.37000
141   Adrian N. Peterson 88.10600
142   Greg Jones 88.22350
143   James Jackson 88.29183
144   Aveion Cason 88.40967
145   Chris Wells 88.88500
146   Fred Beasley 89.20320
147   Darren McFadden 89.71625
148   Jason Wright 89.78163
149   Michael Bush 90.34750
150   Michael Wiley 90.56433
151   Rock Cartwright 90.78550
152   Terry Allen 91.00600
153   Jerald Sowell 91.26186
154   Justin Forsett 91.41000
155   Obafemi Ayanbadejo 91.93020
156   Jason Brookins 92.11700
157   Maurice Hicks 92.21400
158   Marc Edwards 92.23320
159   Arlen Harris 92.86213
160   Selvin Young 93.43000
161   Robert Holcombe 93.46813
162   Jesse Chatman 93.51863
163   Artose Pinner 94.28650
164   Stanley Pritchett 95.14725
165   LeSean McCoy 95.19750
166   Mike Sellers 95.61438
167   Verron Haynes 95.72800
168   Lorenzo Neal 95.88039
169   Musa Smith 95.88367
170   Tashard Choice 96.02875
171   Darnell Autry 96.46000
172   Chris Warren 97.72250
173   Travis Prentice 98.04875
174   Chris Perry 98.12450
175   Rob Konrad 98.73760
176   Felix Jones 98.98500
177   Jon Ritchie 99.42713
178   Lamont Warren 99.89400
179   Olandis Gary 100.01825
180   Terry Jackson 100.07100
181   Leon Johnson 101.38817
182   Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala 101.40700
183   Wali Lundy 101.51000
184   Mike Cloud 101.86375
185   Kenton Keith 101.91400
186   Patrick Pass 102.02010
187   LaBrandon Toefield 102.34125
188   Kyle Johnson 102.61700
189   Cecil Martin 102.90317
190   Heath Evans 102.91156
191   Greg Comella 103.87950
192   Napoleon Kaufman 104.03500
193   Randy Jordan 104.13200
194   Jeremi Johnson 105.63167
195   Brian Mitchell 106.05100
196   Jason Snelling 106.12875
197   Elvis Joseph 106.56000
198   Ryan Moats 106.56000
199   Maurice Smith 106.91150
200   Ki-Jana Carter 107.67100
201   Mike Karney 108.50775
202   Michael Robinson 108.66863
203   Vonta Leach 108.99920
204   Jermaine Fazande 109.08500
205   Kolby Smith 109.18600
206   Chad Morton 109.26200
207   Brian Leonard 109.76475
208   Dan Kreider 110.70290
209   Kimble Anders 111.61000
210   Jason McKie 112.56450
211   Terrelle Smith 112.93989
212   Mike Tolbert 113.07250
213   Jameel Cook 113.67506
214   Chris Hetherington 113.85750
215   Fred McCrary 113.94820
216   Bryan Johnson 114.74125
217   Ahmard Hall 115.04425
218   Ovie Mughelli 115.25110
219   Joel Makovicka 116.23517
220   Lawrence Vickers 116.34463
221   Lousaka Polite 117.45563
222   Kris Wilson 117.49125
223   Daimon Shelton 117.79825
224   Noah Herron 117.92250
225   Shonn Greene 117.92250
226   Peyton Hillis 118.12250
227   Jim Finn 118.64225
228   B.J. Askew 118.99308
229   Donald Brown 119.18500
230   Frank Moreau 119.18500
231   Paul Smith 120.51088
232   Reno Mahe 120.68763
233   Doug Chapman 121.00300
234   ReShard Lee 121.07675
235   Alvin Pearman 121.65750
236   Ricky A. Williams 121.70800
237   Moran Norris 121.72214
238   Alan Ricard 121.77333
239   Kenneth Darby 121.91000
240   John Kuhn 122.26150
241   Cedric Houston 122.51800
242   Patrick Cobbs 122.79375
243   Rodney Thomas 122.81900
244   Mario Bates 122.97250
245   Sam Gash 123.37250
246   Nick Luchey 123.54088
247   John Simon 123.73000
248   Cecil Sapp 123.84388
249   Jim Kleinsasser 124.25825
250   Mike Green 125.95000
251   Antonio Pittman 126.05100
252   Joe Burns 126.12900
253   Andre Hall 126.15400
254   Troy Fleming 126.75800
255   Anthony Johnson 126.76000
256   Madison Hedgecock 126.91660
257   Dee Brown 127.13675
258   Quentin Griffin 128.83050
259   Patrick Hape 131.00200
260   Robert Edwards 131.00200
261   Rabih Abdullah 131.28417
262   Robert Thomas 131.42925
263   Tony Carter 131.55550
264   Lex Hilliard 131.81000
265   James Hodgins 132.04167
266   Justin Watson 132.89375
267   Chad Simpson 133.90375
268   Bernard Scott 134.33500
269   Jacob Hester 135.16625
270   J.J. Johnson 135.29250
271   Bernie Parmalee 135.59750
272   Rashad Jennings 135.59750
273   Glen Coffee 136.86000
274   Ciatrick Fason 137.06200
275   Naufahu Tahi 137.12533
276   Ben Gay 137.66800
277   Korey Hall 137.98383
278   Fred McAfee 138.89520
279   Gary Russell 138.95375
280   Stephen Trejo 139.24638
281   Spencer Havner 139.38500
282   William Floyd 139.38500
283   Shaud Williams 140.69800
284   Garrett Wolfe 140.72125
285   Luke Lawton 141.50200
286   Charles Stackhouse 142.13525
287   Darian Barnes 142.17533
288   Aaron Brown 143.17250
289   Howard Griffith 143.17250
290   Kyle Eckel 144.33400
291   Josh Scobey 144.35725
292   Delanie Walker 144.43500
293   James Mungro 144.91275
294   Jarrett Payton 145.54600
295   Jerald Moore 145.69750
296   De De Dorsey 146.75800
297   Tyson Thompson 147.97000
298   Curtis Enis 148.22250
299   Thomas Tapeh 148.37200
300   Jerome Felton 148.42250
301   Rod Smart 148.63933
302   Damien Anderson 149.10425
303   Donnell Bennett 149.88900
304   Justin Green 149.90183
305   Autry Denson 150.08900
306   Carey Davis 150.49300
307   Harold Morrow 151.12425
308   Skip Hicks 152.01000
309   Josh Parry 152.81600
310   Jonathan Linton 153.27250
311   Marcus Mason 153.27250
312   Montell Owens 155.36625
313   Mike Cox 155.99750
314   Casey Fitzsimmons 156.45400
315   Clifton Dawson 157.66600
316   Derrick Wimbush 158.67400
317   Adrian Murrell 159.58500
318   LaRod Stephens-Howling 159.58500
319   James Fenderson 160.09000
320   Joey Goodspeed 160.09000
321   David Allen 160.19100
322   Danny Woodhead 160.84750
323   Owen Schmitt 161.04750
324   Tony Hollings 161.35250
325   Damon Washington 162.11000
326   Terry Kirby 163.22100
327   Deon Anderson 163.57250
328   Phillip Crosby 165.03700
329   Detron Smith 165.69350
330   Delvin Joyce 165.84500
331   Quinton Ganther 165.89750
332   Shyrone Stith 165.89750
333   Corey McIntyre 166.09750
334   Dwayne Wright 166.15000
335   BenJarvus Green-Ellis 167.16000
336   Brock Olivo 167.28425
337   Brian Milne 168.42250
338   Patrick Washington 168.77400
339   Eldra Buckley 169.68500
340   Omar Easy 169.91025
341   Marlon Barnes 170.94750
342   Jarrod Baxter 170.99800
343   Dennis McKinley 171.45050
344   Rondell Mealey 172.10900
345   Kerry Carter 173.89975
346   Andrew Pinnock 174.63200
347   B.J. Sams 174.63400
348   Curtis Keaton 175.44200
349   Lorenzo Booker 175.99750
350   Jon Witman 176.55300
351   Jay Graham 177.66400
352   Ronney Jenkins 178.26800
353   Brandon Miree 182.31000
354   Michael Bates 182.31000
355   Samkon Gado 182.31000
356   Jon Bradley 183.11800
357   Jamie Reader 183.21900
358   Jermaine Williams 184.33000
359   John Paul Foschi 184.33000
360   Gartrell Johnson 184.83500
361   Alex Haynes 185.54200
362   Jamar Martin 185.74400
363   Kenny Bynum 186.09750
364   Dante Hall 187.66300
365   Boomer Grigsby 187.96600
366   Derrick Harris 188.77400
367   Charlie Rogers 189.88500
368   Harold Shaw 189.88500
369   Reagan Mauia 190.39000
370   Chris Floyd 191.14750
371   Ronnie Cruz 191.60200
372   Travis Jervey 192.10700
373   Charles Ali 192.41000
374   Reggie D Brown 192.41000
375   Spencer Nead 192.71300
376   Deon Dyer 193.67250
377   Tim Castille 193.67250
378   Larry Ned 194.02600
379   Oliver Hoyte 194.02600
380   Clifton Smith 194.93500
381   Glyn Milburn 194.93500
382   Chris Massey 195.03600
383   Oren O'Neal 195.23800
384   Marquis Weeks 198.72250

 


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