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The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time

Updated July 15, 2020 2.7k votes 525 voters 14.5k views33 items

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Arkansas Razorbacks running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Arkansas Razorbacks history, including current running backs and past ones. This Arkansas football roster has famous All-Americans, Arkansas running backs in the NFL, and Razorbacks players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best Arkansas RBs include Darren McFadden, Ben Cowins, Jonathan Williams, Peyton Hillis, and Oscar Malone.

Who are the greatest running backs in Arkansas Razorbacks history? Add your favorites if they’re not all on this list of University of Arkansas football players who have played as running back. 

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  • Darren McFadden1

    2005 - 2007

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  • Felix Jones2
  • Alex Collins3
    163
    84

    Alex Collins

    2013 - 2015

  • Cedric Cobbs4
    95
    50

    Cedric Cobbs

    1999 - 2003

  • Jonathan Williams5
    106
    63

    Jonathan Williams

    2012 - 2015

  • Lance Alworth6

    1959 - 1961

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  • Peyton Hillis7
    137
    95

    Peyton Hillis

    2004 - 2007

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  • 8
    74
    38

    Madre Hill

  • Jerry Eckwood9

    1975 - 1978

  • Rawleigh Williams III10
    81
    60

    Rawleigh Williams III

    2015 - 2016

  • Ben Cowins11
    52
    30

    Ben Cowins

    1975 - 1978

  • Bill Burnett12
    44
    35

    Bill Burnett

    1968 - 1970

  • Dickey Morton13
    36
    27

    Dickey Morton

    1971 - 1973

  • Ike Forte14
    32
    27

    Ike Forte

    1974 - 1975

  • Chrys Chukwuma15
    40
    37

    Chrys Chukwuma

    1996 - 1999

  • Oscar Malone16
    31
    33

    Oscar Malone

    1992 - 1996

  • Harry Jones17

    1965 - 1966

  • Broderick Green18
    7
    5

    Broderick Green

  • Bruce Maxwell19
    22
    27

    Bruce Maxwell

    1966 - 1969

  • Mike Cooney20
    14
    18

    Mike Cooney

    1956 - 1958

  • E.D. Jackson21
    20
    28

    E.D. Jackson

    1989 - 1992

  • David Dickey22
    14
    25

    David Dickey

    1966 - 1968

  • Marius Johnson23
    12
    24

    Marius Johnson

    1992 - 1995

  • Don Ritschel24
    9
    19

    Don Ritschel

    1956 - 1958

  • Mark Calcagni25
    10
    21

    Mark Calcagni

    1983 - 1985