Vote for Your Mount Rushmore of Texas HS Running Backs
From the list below, who would be on your Mount Rushmore of Texas high school running backs? Cast your vote below.
*List is based on the best high school careers* CLICK HERE to view the poll for best-ever NFL running back from Texas*
Ken Hall, Sugar Land:
Nicknamed the “Sugar Land Express”, Hall recorded 11,232 career rushing yards at Sugar Land, a Texas record.
Johnathan Gray, Aledo:
Gray gained 10,889 career yards at Aledo. He racked up 51 games of 100 yards or more rushing.
Cedric Benson, Midland Lee:
Benson rushed for 8418 career yards at Midland Lee.
Earl Campbell, Tyler John Tyler:
“The Tyler Rose”, rushed for 2036 yards in his senior year (1973) at John Tyler HS. He was named the High School Player of the Decade.
Eric Dickerson, Sealy:
Dickerson gained 5873 career rushing yards, 58 touchdowns at Sealy HS.
Ladanian Tomlinson, Waco University High:
LT started his high school football career as a fullback. Moved to tailback his senior year and promptly rushed for 2554 yards and 39 touchdowns.
Adrian Peterson, Palestine:
Peterson rushed for 5,011 yards and 54 touchdowns, averaging 11 yards per rush at Palestine HS.
Wes Danaher, CC Calallen:
Danaher gained 8855 rushing yards in his Texas high school football career.
Billy Sims, Hooks:
Sims carried the ball a lot at Hooks HS; 441 carries in 1973, 1128 carries in his prep career. He rushed for 7748 yards and 62 touchdowns at Hooks HS.
Traylon Shead, Cayuga:
Shead rushed for 10,298 career yards at Cayuga HS.
Rodney Thomas, Groveton:
Thomas rushed for 8441 career yards at Groveton HS.
Jaquizz Rodgers, Lamar Consolidated:
Rodgers gained 8246 career yards at Lamar Consolidated.
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