The Southeastern Conference is known for running the ball.
Without a good running game, it's almost impossible to succeed within the conference.
Put it this way, every SEC team that has won the national championship in the conference's seven-title streak has finished top two in the conference in team rushing. Needless to say, having a good running back is key to any team.
Here's a look at the Top 10 running backs in the SEC in 2013.