The Group of Five conferences have consistently featured some great running backs. Of the top 20 rushers in the FBS last year, nine played for G5 teams.
Here’s a look at the Group of Five rushing yards leaders through Week 4.
G5 Rushing Leaders
|1||Nate Noel, App St.||542|
|2||Kimani Vidal, Troy||514|
|3||Marcus Carroll, Ga. St.||508|
|4||Jalen Buckley, W. Mich.||507|
|5||Ashton Jeanty, Boise St.||407|
|6||Peny Boone, Toledo||402|
|7||Ismail Mahdi, Texas St.||399|
|8||Rasheen Ali, Marshall||396|
|9||Byrum Brown, USF||351|
|10||Blake Watson, Memphis||342|