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The Best Alabama Crimson Tide Running Backs of All Time

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Alabama Crimson Tide running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Alabama Crimson Tide history, including current running backs and past ones. This Alabama football roster has famous All-Americans, Alabama running backs in the NFL, and Crimson Tide players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best Alabama RBs include new and old stars like Shaun Alexander and Bobby Humphrey and former Crimson Tide stars from previous years like Mark Ingram, Jr. and Derrick Henry.

Who are the greatest running backs in Alabama Crimson Tide history? Add your favorites if they're not all on this list of University of Alabama football players who have played as running back. Vote below, then head over and check out the best Alabama wide receivers ever.

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  • Crimson Tide career: 1989 - 1992

    College Stats
    1696 rushing yards, 13 TDs
    333 receiving yards, 1 TDs

  • Crimson Tide career: 1974 - 1977

    College Stats
    2519 rushing yards, 19 TDs
    80 receiving yards, 0 TDs

  • Calvin Culliver
    28

    Calvin Culliver

    Crimson Tide career: 1973 - 1976

    College Stats
    1568 rushing yards, 16 TDs
    78 receiving yards, 0 TDs

  • Crimson Tide career: 1999 - 2002

    College Stats
    1830 rushing yards, 17 TDs
    73 receiving yards, 0 TDs

  • Trey Sanders
    30

    Trey Sanders

    Crimson Tide career: 2019

    College Stats
    0 rushing yards, 0 TDs
    0 receiving yards, 0 TDs

  • Crimson Tide career: 2002 - 2003

    College stats
    2288 rushing yards, 19 TDs
    389 receiving yards, 1 TDs

  • Ricky Moore
    32

    Ricky Moore

    Crimson Tide career: 1981 - 1984

    College Stats
    2270 rushing yards, 10 TDs
    439 receiving yards, 2 TDs

  • Ray Hudson
    33

    Ray Hudson

    Crimson Tide career: 2001 - 2004

    College Stats
    1639 rushing yards, 7 TDs
    333 receiving yards, 3 TDs

  • Crimson Tide career: 1999 - 2002

    College Stats
    1444 rushing yards, 16 TDs
    82 receiving yards, 0 TDs

  • Linnie Patrick
    35

    Linnie Patrick

    Crimson Tide career: 1980 - 1983

    College Stats
    1463 rushing yards, 16 TDs
    91 receiving yards, 0 TDs

  • Crimson Tide career: 2003-2006

    College Stats
    533 rushing yards, 21 TDs
    380 receiving yards, 0 TDs

  • Steve Bowman
    37

    Steve Bowman

    Crimson Tide career: 1963 - 1965

    College Stats
    1452 rushing yards, 14 TDs
    122 receiving yards, 0 TDs

  • Terry Grant
    38

    Terry Grant

    Crimson Tide career: 2006-2009

    College Stats
    1167 rushing yards, 12 TDs
    259 receiving yards, 1 TDs

  • Chris Anderson
    39

    Chris Anderson

    Crimson Tide career: 1990 - 1993

    College Stats
    1592 rushing yards, 14 TDs
    246 receiving yards, 1 TDs

  • Dee Hart
    40

    Crimson Tide career: 2012-2013

    College Stats
    166 rushing yards, 1 TDs
    18 receiving yards, 0 TDs

  • Jerome Ford
    41

    Jerome Ford

    Crimson Tide career: 2018-2019

    College Stats
    151 rushing yards, 3 TDs
    11 receiving yards, 0 TDs