23 in ’23: The top running back recruits in the class of 2023

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With National Signing Day and the 2022 recruiting cycle in the books, it’s time to get to know the next wave of elite high school football recruits.

The class of 2023 is loaded from top to bottom with stars at each position. In order to explore the depths of the class, USA Today High School sports is going position-by-position to spotlight the top-end prospects who are set to take their talents to the college ranks next year.

Let’s meet the top 23 running back recruits in the class of 2023.

Read more of our 23 in ’23 series: Quarterback

Richard Young

Photo: Andrew Ivins, 247Sports

High School: Lehigh Senior (Fla.)

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 200 pounds

Rueben Owens

Photo: Nick Harris, 247Sports

High School: El Campo (Texas)

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 190 pounds

Justice Haynes

Photo: 247Sports

High School: Blessed Trinity Catholic (Ga.)

Height: 5-foot-10

Weight: 200 pounds

Cedric Baxter Jr.

Photo: Andrew Ivins, 247Sports

High School: Edgewater (Fla.)

Height: 6-foot-1

Weight: 215 pounds

Samuel Singleton

Photo: Samuel Singleton’s Twitter

High School: Fleming Park (Fla.)

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 180 pounds

Treyaun Webb

Photo: Andrew Ivins, 247Sports

High School: Trinity Christian Academy (Fla.)

Height: 6-foot-1

Weight: 205 pounds

Mark Fletcher

Photo: Andrew Ivins, 247Sports

High School: American Heritage (Fla.)

Height: 6-foot-1

Weight: 225 pounds

John Randle Jr.

Photo: Nathan Alspaw, 247Sports

High School: Heights (Kan.)

Height: 6-foot

Weight: 180 pounds

Trey Holly

Photo: Andrew Ivins, 247Sports

High School: Union Parish (La.)

Height: 5-foot-8

Weight: 180 pounds

Tre Wisner

Photo: Collin Kennedy, 247Sports

High School: Connally (Texas)

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 180 pounds

Kaleb Jackson

Photo: Brian Perroni, 247Sports

High School: Liberty Magnet (La.)

Height: 5-foot-10

Weight: 200 pounds

Quinten Joyner

Photo: Brian Perroni, 247Sports

High School: Manor (Texas)

Height: 5-foot-10

Weight: 190 pounds

Kendrick Reescano

Photo: Brian Perroni, 247Sports

High School: New Caney (Texas)

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 190 pounds

College Commitment: Michigan State

Jayden Limar

Photo: Brandon Huffman, 247Sports

High School: Lake Stevens (Wash.)

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 190 pounds

Marquese Williams

Photo: 247Sports

High School: Bishop McDevitt (Pa.)

Height: 5-foot-10

Weight: 185 pounds

Javin Simpkins

Photo: Andrew Ivins, 247Sports

High School: Norland (Fla.)

Height: 5-foot-9

Weight: 175 pounds

Cole Cabana

Photo: Allen Trieu, 247Sports

High School: Dexter (Mich.)

Height: 6-foot

Weight: 180 pounds

College Commitment: Michigan

Sedrick Irvin Jr.

Photo: Andrew Ivins, 247Sports

High School: Columbus (Fla.)

Height: 5-foot-10

Weight: 190 pounds

College Commitment: Notre Dame

Jeremiah Cobb

Photo: Zach Blostein, 247Sports

High School: Montgomery Catholic Preparatory (Ala.)

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 180 pounds

Daylan Smothers

Photo: Andrew Ivins, 247Sports

High School: Julius L. Chambers (N.C.)

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 182 pounds

Ike Daniels

Photo: Jared Bun, 247Sports

High School: Mountain View (Va.)

Height: 5-foot-10

Weight: 185 pounds

A'Marion Peterson

Photo via Twitter/@simplycoachO

High School: Hirschi (Texas)

Height: 6-foot

Weight: 200 pounds

Roderick Robinson II

Photo: Brandon Huffman, 247Sports

High School: Lincoln (Calif.)

Height: 6-foot-1

Weight: 230 pounds

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