Running Backs year 2020 Top Ranking and Overall Rating of Running Backs among D1 FCS, D2, and D3 for the NCAA 2019 Football Season.  This includes a list of the NCAA’s top 50 Rushing Yards leaders from each Division:


Listed below is the number 1 Overall Rating running back among FCS, D2, D3.  Also, are links associated with the rankings and overall ratings of players by all divisions combined, and by each division separately.  As well, identifying the stats in using to determine the rankings and overall ratings of players.


Running Backs: | FCS, D2, D3 | Combined; | FCS |  | D2 |  | D3 |


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No.1 Overall Rating – Alex Ramsey  

(Sr.)  Virginia Military Institute – FCS  

HT: 6′-0″  WT: 225  

Rushing Yards: 1326  Rushes: 266

Rushing TD: 22  Receiving Yards: 333





Rankings in 5 different statistical category groups which determines the Overall Rating of each Player:


Overall Rating (based on individual Rankings)

Individual Rankings (5 Groups)

Rushing Yards (Group 1)

Rushes, Rushing Yards, and Receiving Yards (Group 2)

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

Receiving Yards, Receptions, Rushing Yards, Receiving TD’s, and Rushing TD’s  (Group 4)

Size, Rushing Yards, Rushing TD’s, Receiving Yards, and Receiving TD’s  (Group 5)


The Rankings of the NCAA top 50 Rushing Yards Leaders among FCS, D2 and D3 which consist 5 main groups as shown above according to stats;

1) Rushing Yards;  2) Rushes;  3) Rush TD’s;  4) Receiving Yards; and 5) Size.  With additional “stats” for each group representing tie-breakers, and including hidden stat for tie-breakers as well where necessary.

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.



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