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  • Height distribution of college Football players by division: Running Back

    DI FBS

    Avg: 5'11

    6'0 & over: 36.6%

    5'9 & less: 24.9%

    0.3% 5'5 1.0% 5'6 3.2% 5'7 7.4% 5'8 12.9% 5'9 19.1% 5'10 19.5% 5'11 16.7% 6'0 11.6% 6'1 5.6% 6'2 2.0% 6'3 0.7% 6'4

    DI FCS

    Avg: 5'10

    6'0 & over: 28.2%

    5'9 & less: 33.5%

    0.8% 5'5 2.1% 5'6 4.4% 5'7 9.6% 5'8 16.5% 5'9 21.7% 5'10 16.6% 5'11 14.3% 6'0 8.6% 6'1 4.0% 6'2 1.0% 6'3 0.2% 6'4

    D2

    Avg: 5'10

    6'0 & over: 19.6%

    5'9 & less: 44.4%

    0.8% 5'5 3.2% 5'6 7.2% 5'7 13.7% 5'8 19.5% 5'9 19.8% 5'10 16.1% 5'11 9.9% 6'0 6.2% 6'1 2.8% 6'2 0.5% 6'3 0.2% 6'4

    D3

    Avg: 5'9

    6'0 & over: 14.4%

    5'9 & less: 54.5%

    2.6% 5'5 5.7% 5'6 10.4% 5'7 16.5% 5'8 19.3% 5'9 18.9% 5'10 12.2% 5'11 8.7% 6'0 3.8% 6'1 1.5% 6'2 0.2% 6'3 0.1% 6'4

    NAIA

    Avg: 5'10

    6'0 & over: 17.2%

    5'9 & less: 48.9%

    2.2% 5'5 4.2% 5'6 9.1% 5'7 15.4% 5'8 18.0% 5'9 21.7% 5'10 12.2% 5'11 10.7% 6'0 4.8% 6'1 1.5% 6'2 0.2% 6'3

    What's In This Report

    76,459 Football players had both height and position data available on their team roster at the start of the 2017 season. That is 97.0% of the 78,829 total College Football players who were on start of season NCAA & NAIA rosters.