D1 FCS – Running Backs


This is ProScoutsOnLine.com Top Overall Rating D1 FCS – Running Backs for the NCAA 2021 (Spring) Football Season.  This includes a list of 50 of the top NCAA rushing yards leaders with their Rankings in 5 different statistical categories which determines the Overall Ratings for each player as shown below:


Also, highlighted below are the top three (3) Overall Rating running backs among the FCS rushing yard leaders.  In addition, shown below are links associated with the rankings and overall ratings for other positions as well.  Whereby, using the NCAA and the respective school statistics for the 2021 spring college football season in determining the rankings and overall ratings for these players.


D1 FCS – Running Backs Rushing Yards Leaders:


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No.1 Overall Rating –  Julius Chestnut – RB 

(Jr.)  Sacred Heart   

HT: 6′-1″  WT: 215  

Rushing Yards: 855  Rushes: 124

Rushing TD: 9  Receiving Yards: 171





No. 2 Overall Rating – JOSH SAMUEL – RB 

(Jr.)  Jacksonville ST.   

HT: 5′-11″  WT: 215  

Rushing Yards: 773  Rushes: 139

Rushing TD: 8  Receiving Yards: 197





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No. 3 Overall Rating – ALONZO BOOTH – RB 

(Jr.)  Eastern Ky    

HT: 6′-1″  WT: 250  

Rushing Yards: 708  Rushes: 152

Rushing TD: 7  Receiving Yards: 115



FCS Overall Ratings and Rankings:



Overall Rating (based on individual Rankings)

Individual Rankings (5 Groups)

Rushing Yards (Group 1)

Rushes, and Rushing Yards (Group 2)

Rushing TD’s, Rushing Yards, and Receiving TD’s (Group 3)

Receiving Yards, and Receptions (Group 4)

Size, and Rushing Yards (Group 5)


The total points from each Ranking Group determines the Overall Rating for each player; where the lower total points have the higher rating.


This can be a helpful for coaches or scouts in evaluating players and/or by comparing other players under evaluation.  As well, by identifying overlooking and/or under-rating players.  Also, this is helpful in evaluating players according to their height.


Here are other links from ProScoutsOnLine.com for FCS Rankings and Overall Ratings for; Quarterbacks; Wide Receivers; Defensive Linemen; Defensive Backs, and Linebackers.



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