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The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time

Updated July 15, 2020 2.5k votes 463 voters 12.6k 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 McFadden is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time

    2005 - 2007

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    Felix Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time

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    Alex Collins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time
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    Alex Collins

    2013 - 2015

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    Cedric Cobbs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time
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    Cedric Cobbs

    1999 - 2003

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    Jonathan Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time
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    Jonathan Williams

    2012 - 2015

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    Lance Alworth is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time

    1959 - 1961

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    Madre Hill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time
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    Madre Hill

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    Peyton Hillis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time
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    Peyton Hillis

    2004 - 2007

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    Jerry Eckwood is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time

    1975 - 1978

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    Ben Cowins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time
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    Ben Cowins

    1975 - 1978

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    Rawleigh Williams III is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time
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    Rawleigh Williams III

    2015 - 2016

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    Bill Burnett is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time
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    Bill Burnett

    1968 - 1970

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    Dickey Morton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time
    35
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    Dickey Morton

    1971 - 1973

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    Chrys Chukwuma is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time
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    Chrys Chukwuma

    1996 - 1999

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    Ike Forte is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time
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    Ike Forte

    1974 - 1975

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    Oscar Malone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time
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    Oscar Malone

    1992 - 1996

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    Harry Jones is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time

    1965 - 1966

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    E.D. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time
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    E.D. Jackson

    1989 - 1992

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    Bruce Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time
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    Bruce Maxwell

    1966 - 1969

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    Mike Cooney is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time
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    Mike Cooney

    1956 - 1958

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    Broderick Green is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time
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    Broderick Green

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    Don Ritschel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time
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    Don Ritschel

    1956 - 1958

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    Mark Calcagni is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time
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    Mark Calcagni

    1983 - 1985

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    David Dickey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time
    14
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    David Dickey

    1966 - 1968

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    Donnie Stone is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Arkansas Razorbacks Running Backs of All Time
    11
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    Donnie Stone

    1956 - 1958

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