RB: Stats and Projections

Last Updated: 10/14/2014 10:06 AM ET

Career and 2011 data, bio information and projections for every ranked running back are below. Players are ranked based on PredictionMachine.com's 2012 projected statistics. Read more about how rankings and projections are done.

Running Back Bios

Rank Player Height Weight School 2011 Games 2011 Total TDs Career Games Career Total TDs
1 Trent Richardson 5'11" 224 Alabama 13 24 38 43
2 Chris Polk 5'11" 185 Washington 13 16 40 30
3 Cyrus Gray 5'10" 200 Texas A&M 11 15 49 38
4 Vick Ballard 5'11" 220 Mississippi State 13 11 25 31
5 Robert Turbin 5'10" 216 Utah State 13 23 38 51
6 Lamar Miller 5'11" 212 Miami 12 10 23 17
7 LaMichael James 5'9" 195 Oregon 12 19 37 58
8 Doug Martin 5'9" 208 Boise State 13 30 50 48
9 Terrance Ganaway 6'0" 240 Baylor 13 22 38 30
10 David Wilson 5'10" 205 Virginia Tech 14 10 40 25
11 Isaiah Pead 5'11" 200 Cincinnati 13 15 44 33
12 Bernard Pierce 6'0" 218 Temple 12 27 36 54
13 Ronnie Hillman 5'10" 190 San Diego State 13 20 26 38
14 Chris Rainey 5'9" 174 Florida 12 5 53 21

2011 Running Back Stats

Rank Player Rushes Rush Yds YPC Fumbles Rec. Rec. Yds
1 Trent Richardson 283 1,679 5.9 1 29 338
2 Chris Polk 293 1,488 5.1 1 31 332
3 Cyrus Gray 198 1,045 5.3 1 31 239
4 Vick Ballard 193 1,189 6.2 4 20 187
5 Robert Turbin 249 1,517 6.1 2 17 171
6 Lamar Miller 227 1,272 5.6 2 17 85
7 LaMichael James 247 1,805 7.3 3 18 210
8 Doug Martin 263 1,299 4.9 3 29 255
9 Terrance Ganaway 250 1,547 6.2 3 6 52
10 David Wilson 290 1,709 5.9 7 22 129
11 Isaiah Pead 237 1,259 5.3 6 39 319
12 Bernard Pierce 273 1,481 5.4 3 3 52
13 Ronnie Hillman 311 1,711 5.5 5 24 270
14 Chris Rainey 171 938 5.5 6 31 381

Career Running Back Stats

Rank Player Rushes Rush Yds YPC Fumbles Rec. Rec. Yds
1 Trent Richardson 540 3,130 5.8 7 68 730
2 Chris Polk 799 4,049 5.1 5 79 683
3 Cyrus Gray 632 3,298 5.2 7 103 776
4 Vick Ballard 379 2,157 5.7 5 30 293
5 Robert Turbin 565 3,315 5.9 5 67 845
6 Lamar Miller 335 1,918 5.7 3 28 181
7 LaMichael James 771 5,082 6.6 12 51 586
8 Doug Martin 617 3,431 5.6 8 67 715
9 Terrance Ganaway 364 2,042 5.6 5 12 133
10 David Wilson 462 2,662 5.8 9 37 363
11 Isaiah Pead 545 3,288 6.0 9 87 721
12 Bernard Pierce 663 3,570 5.4 6 19 178
13 Ronnie Hillman 573 3,423 6.0 9 33 338
14 Chris Rainey 396 2,464 6.2 11 69 795

2012 NFL Running Back Projections

Rank Player Rushes Rush Yds YPC Fumbles Rec. Rec. Yds TDs
1 Trent Richardson 279.3 1,342.3 4.8 2.9 34.4 301.2 14.7
2 Chris Polk 275.2 997.6 3.6 1.5 34.9 269.0 10.3
3 Cyrus Gray 209.5 812.2 3.9 2.0 39.4 240.2 9.8
4 Vick Ballard 203.2 944.4 4.6 3.2 25.0 170.3 9.3
5 Robert Turbin 214.7 760.7 3.5 1.9 23.6 198.9 9.9
6 Lamar Miller 226.2 956.3 4.2 2.0 14.1 59.2 8.6
7 LaMichael James 213.0 911.7 4.3 3.2 23.5 192.7 9.1
8 Doug Martin 215.0 705.9 3.3 2.8 30.1 208.1 11.3
9 Terrance Ganaway 195.3 823.4 4.2 2.7 11.8 51.3 9.4
10 David Wilson 222.0 999.9 4.5 4.7 24.2 121.2 8.2
11 Isaiah Pead 202.8 716.1 3.5 3.9 38.9 250.6 8.6
12 Bernard Pierce 253.2 781.8 3.1 2.5 10.7 57.3 11.3
13 Ronnie Hillman 235.4 726.3 3.1 3.9 25.3 194.4 9.1
14 Chris Rainey 124.9 536.9 4.3 4.0 34.8 311.2 5.0