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The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time

Updated December 4, 2019 390 votes 96 voters 1.4k views30 items

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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.

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  • 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
    30
    5

    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
    13
    5

    Nick Wilson

    2014 - 2017

  • 5
    Ontiwaun Carter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
    11
    2

    Ontiwaun Carter

    1991 - 1994

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    Chuck Levy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
    13
    7

    Chuck Levy

    1992 - 1993

  • 7
    David Adams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
    14
    9

    David Adams

    1984 - 1986

  • 8
    Vance Johnson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
    15
    10

    Vance Johnson

    1981 - 1984

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  • 9
    Floyd Hudlow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
    10
    4

    Floyd Hudlow

    1963 - 1964

  • 10
    Clarence Farmer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
    12
    8

    Clarence Farmer

    2000 - 2003

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    Hubert Oliver is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
    6
    1

    Hubert Oliver

    1977 - 1980

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    Warren Livingston is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
    9
    6

    Warren Livingston

    1957 - 1960

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    Jim Upchurch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
    9
    6

    Jim Upchurch

    1972 - 1974

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    Joe Petroshus is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
    7
    4

    Joe Petroshus

    1970 - 1972

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    Ron Gardin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time

    1968 - 1969

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    Walt Mince is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
    4
    2

    Walt Mince

    1959 - 1961

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    Paul Wargo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
    2
    0

    Paul Wargo

    1966

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    Fro Brigham is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
    2
    0

    Fro Brigham

    1964 - 1965

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    Jim Faulks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
    2
    0

    Jim Faulks

    1960 - 1962

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    Sal Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
    4
    4

    Sal Gonzalez

    1956 - 1957

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

    1990 - 1993

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

    1963 - 1964

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    Gary Taylor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
    12
    13

    Gary Taylor

    1992 - 1996

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    Ray Martin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
    0
    0

    Ray Martin

    1956 - 1958

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    Bart Recktenwald is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Arizona Wildcats Running Backs of All Time
    0
    0

    Bart Recktenwald

    1988

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