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Athlon Sports Names The 10 Most Explosive Running Backs Returning For 2016


Athlon Sports released a list Sunday morning of what it believes to be the 10 most explosive running backs returning for the 2016 college football season. 

Some of the names on the list won't surprise you at all, but others undoubtedly will. 

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Here's the list they came up with. 

  • Georgia Southern's Matt Breida
  • Florida State's Dalvin Cook
  • LSU's Leonard Fournette
  • New Mexico State's Larry Rose
  • San Diego State's Donald Pumphrey
  • Boise State's Jeremy McNichols
  • Western Michigan's Jamauri Bogan
  • Southern Mississippi's Ito Smith
  • Nevada's James Butler
  • Iowa State's Mike Warren

Athlon adds an excellent chart to explain their decisions and you can find that here.

What do you think, college football fans? Are they forgetting anybody?