Sports

The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time 

Ranker College Football
Updated December 4, 2019 283 votes 81 voters 1.2k views 30 items

List Rules Vote based on college careers only.

College football fans, we’re ranking the best Arizona Wildcats running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Arizona Wildcats history, including current running backs and past ones. This Arizona football roster has famous All-Americans, Arizona running backs in the NFL, and Wildcats players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best Arizona RBs include Mike Bell, Chuck Levy, Ka'Deem Carey, and Chris Henry.

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

list ordered by
1
Ka'Deem Carey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time

2011 - 2013

2
Trung Canidate is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
Trung Canidate

1997 - 1999

3
Mike Bell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time

2002 - 2005

4
Nick Wilson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
Nick Wilson

2014 - 2017

5
Chuck Levy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
Chuck Levy

1992 - 1993

6
Ontiwaun Carter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
Ontiwaun Carter

1991 - 1994

7
Clarence Farmer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
Clarence Farmer

2000 - 2003

8
Gary Taylor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
Gary Taylor

1992 - 1996

9
David Adams is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
David Adams

1984 - 1986

10
Vance Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
11
Ron Gardin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time

1968 - 1969

12
Jim Upchurch is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
Jim Upchurch

1972 - 1974

13
Hubert Oliver is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
Hubert Oliver

1977 - 1980

14
Joe Petroshus is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
Joe Petroshus

1970 - 1972

15
Billy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
16
Jim Faulks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
Jim Faulks

1960 - 1962

17
Rickie Harris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time

1963 - 1964

18
Fro Brigham is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
Fro Brigham

1964 - 1965

19
Paul Wargo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
Paul Wargo

1966

20
Walt Mince is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
Walt Mince

1959 - 1961

21
Sal Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
Sal Gonzalez

1956 - 1957

22
Brian Holland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
Brian Holland

1979 - 1982

23
Ray Martin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
Ray Martin

1956 - 1958

24
Bart Recktenwald is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
Bart Recktenwald

1988

25
Tom Dunn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
Tom Dunn

1957