Posted On: 10/22/20 8:46 PM

Every four weeks I like to take a look at the landscape of Class 4A football and come up with my own player rankings based on statistics. How I come up with my ratings is a system based on pro-football-reference.com’s "Approximate Value" system of ratings they use for overall performance during a season. For this article, I’m taking a look at my top 20 Class 4A Running Backs, and as a bonus, I’m going to give out my top 5 Fullbacks here too.

 

*Stats are up to Week 8*

 

Top 20 Running Backs

 

#1. Ryan OstrichRyanOstrich5'9" | RBCedar Falls | 2021IA, Cedar Falls, SR - 28.984

Rushing: 137 att, 1143 yards, 11 TDs

Receiving: 5 rec, 110 yards, 2 TDs

Highest Offers - D-2 (Northern State)

A quick word: 4A’s only 1000+ yard rusher, Ryan OstrichRyanOstrich5'9" | RBCedar Falls | 2021IA is extremely essential to the Tigers offense.

 

#2. Cain McWilliamsCainMcWilliams5'10" | RBDubuque | 2021IA, Dubuque Senior, SR - 17.540

Rushing: 145 att, 828 yards, 6 TDs

Receiving: 13 rec, 95 yards, 1 TD

Highest Offers - D-2 (Sioux Falls)

A quick word: Cain’s speed and agility has given him an average of 118.3 rushing yards per game heading into the

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