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College Fantasy Football: 2014 Running Back Rankings

Melvin Gordon

Melvin Gordon

Fall college fantasy football drafts are right around the corner and Athlon is here to help win your league in 2014. Athlon Sports has teamed with Joe DiSalvo of to provide the latest rankings for the upcoming year. is the No. 1 place for college fantasy news, rankings and weekly projections during the year.

Below is the projected top 20 fantasy running backs for 2014. Want to go deeper? Check out’s draft kit, which contains keeper league information, more rankings and analysis.

Scoring system rankings based upon:

All draft values are based on a 12-team, 20-round draft using the following scoring system:

Passing—25 pass yds = 1 point

Passing TD = 4 points

Rushing—10 rushing yards = 1 point

Rushing TDs = 6 points

Receiving—.5 points per reception, 10 receiving yards = 1 point, Receiving TDs = 6 points

Updated: July 4, 2014, by Joe DiSalvo (@theCFFsite)

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Note: This is not a list of the best players in college football. This is a ranking of the best players in terms of fantasy value (players who will have the best numbers in college football for 2014).

College Fantasy Football: Top 20 Running Backs for 2014

1. Melvin Gordon, Wisconsin

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2. Jeremy Langford, Michigan State

3. D.J. Foster, Arizona State

4. Todd Gurley, Georgia

5. Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska

6. Mike Davis, South Carolina

7. Jay Ajayi, Boise State

8. Tevin Coleman, Indiana

9. Travis Greene, Bowling Green

10. Byron Marshall, Oregon

11. Jahwan Edwards, Ball State

12. Duke Johnson, Miami

13. Kareem Hunt, Toledo

14. Jamaal Williams, BYU

15. Shock Linwood, Baylor

16. Ezekiel Elliot, Ohio State

17. T.J. Yeldon, Alabama

18. Javorius Allen, USC

19. Desmond Roland, Oklahoma State

20. Thomas Tyner, Oregon