14 greatest single-season RB performances in high school history

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There weren’t enough players in defense to stop them. They torched the turf on Friday nights and Saturday afternoons, leaving behind a legacy that many would not have realized was athletically possible.

The best running backs in high school history racked up yards and touchdowns that resembled year-end team statistics. However, these were solo acts of legendary status, taking the accepted achievement of 1000 yards and sometimes hitting it for four!

Ahead of the pack are these 14 running backs, talented individuals with single-season performances that rank as the highest in high school rushing history.