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The Best Alabama Crimson Tide Running Backs of All Time

Updated December 23, 2019 15.3k votes 2.6k voters 85.8k views41 items

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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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  • Brian Robinson Jr.26
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    45

    Brian Robinson Jr.

    Crimson Tide career: 2017-2019

    College Stats
    862 rushing yards, 9 TDs
    124 receiving yards, 0 TDs

  • Johnny Davis27
    69
    56

    Johnny Davis

    Crimson Tide career: 1974 - 1977

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

  • Shaud Williams28

    Crimson Tide career: 2002 - 2003

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

  • Trey Sanders29
    38
    35

    Trey Sanders

    Crimson Tide career: 2019

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

  • Ray Hudson30
    41
    41

    Ray Hudson

    Crimson Tide career: 2001 - 2004

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

  • Ahmaad Galloway31
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    45

    Ahmaad Galloway

    Crimson Tide career: 1999 - 2002

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

  • Linnie Patrick32
    47
    54

    Linnie Patrick

    Crimson Tide career: 1980 - 1983

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

  • Ricky Moore33
    46
    52

    Ricky Moore

    Crimson Tide career: 1981 - 1984

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

  • Calvin Culliver34
    34
    41

    Calvin Culliver

    Crimson Tide career: 1973 - 1976

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

  • Terry Grant35
    21
    24

    Terry Grant

    Crimson Tide career: 2006-2009

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

  • Santonio Beard36
    34
    43

    Santonio Beard

    Crimson Tide career: 1999 - 2002

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

  • Chris Anderson37
    38
    49

    Chris Anderson

    Crimson Tide career: 1990 - 1993

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

  • Tim Castille38
    19
    25

    Tim Castille

    Crimson Tide career: 2003-2006

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

  • Steve Bowman39
    33
    49

    Steve Bowman

    Crimson Tide career: 1963 - 1965

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

  • Dee Hart40
    19
    30

    Dee Hart

    Crimson Tide career: 2012-2013

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

  • Jerome Ford41
    22
    48

    Jerome Ford

    Crimson Tide career: 2018-2019

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