Mark Ingram leads 2011 running backs

Updated: October 14, 2010, 3:32 PM ET
By Steve Muench
It has been anything but smooth sailing this season for the top running backs on Scouts Inc.'s board, but at least some of the struggles can be attributed to injuries and poor offensive line play.

Only one back carries a first-round grade at this point but there is still plenty of talent and upside available. Here's how we break down the top five backs in the 2011 class at the midway point in the college season (underclassmen are denoted by asterisks).