Ranking the top 10 Packers running backs of all time

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5. John Brockington

From 1971-77, John Brockington played the majority of his eight-year NFL career with the Green Bay Packers. Just like Eddie Lacy, Brockington got off to a fast start in his Packers career. In his rookie season, he was selected to the Pro Bowl, first-team All-Pro, and won the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year award.

As a top-10 draft pick out of Ohio State, he was undoubtedly living up to his billing early on.

Brockington had over 1,000 yards from scrimmage in each of his first four seasons with the Packers, and he wound up finishing his career 4th on the Packers' all-time rushing list at 5,024 yards. His 29 career rushing touchdowns are tied for 9th-best in franchise history.

4. Paul Hornung

It almost feels blasphemous to put Paul Hornung at fourth on any list, but here we are.

The former first-overall pick is a football legend, no matter if we're talking about the professional level at the college level. He's a Pro Football Hall of Famer, College Football Hall of Famer, Packers Hall of Famer, former NFL MVP, former Heisman winner, and five-time NFL champion.

That includes winning a Super Bowl as part of the first-ever team to win one in the Super Bowl era.

There is an award given to the most versatile player in college football named after Paul Hornung. He's simply a legend. He ranks 10th in Green Bay Packers history in rushing yards, but 3rd in team history with 50 rushing touchdowns.

Hornung was obviously a model of versatility, not only running for touchdowns but kicking the extra points and field goals for the Packers as well.