This paper provides an ans wer to the question: "Who is the greatest NFL running back of all time?" Utilizing DEA efficiency scores will be calculated utilizing various super-efficiency DEA models that are output oriented with constant returns to scale. These models will provide for a quantifiable measurement other than normal football statistics to help analyze running back performance.
Wright, Michael, "Who is the Greatest NFL Running Back of All Time? Use of DEA to Analyze Running Back Performance" (2003). Engineering and Technology Management Student Projects. 1556.