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The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time 

Ranker College Football
Updated January 14, 2020 2.9k votes 551 voters 13.1k views 31 items

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Auburn Tigers running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Auburn Tigers history, including current running backs and past ones. This Auburn football roster has famous All-Americans, Auburn running backs in the NFL, and Tigers players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best Auburn RBs include Bo Jackson, Joe Cribbs, Carnell Williams, Brent Fullwood, and Ronnie Brown.

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

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Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time
2
Cadillac Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time
3
Tre Mason is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time

2011 - 2013

4
Ronnie Brown is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time
Ronnie Brown

2000 - 2004

5
Kerryon Johnson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time

2015 - 2017

6
Stephen Davis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time
Stephen Davis

1993 - 1995

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7
James Brooks is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time
8
Rudi Johnson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time
9
Joe Cribbs is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time
Joe Cribbs

1976 - 1979

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10
Ben Tate is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time

2006 - 2009

11
Brent Fullwood is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time

1983 - 1986

12
Kamryn Pettway is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time
Kamryn Pettway

2015 - 2017

13
Kenny Irons is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time

2002 - 2006

14
Lionel James is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time

1980 - 1983

15
Cameron Artis-Payne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time

2013 - 2014

16
Mike Dyer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time
Michael Dyer

2010 - 2014

17
William Andrews is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time

1976 - 1978

18
James Bostic is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time

1991 - 1993

19
Tommie Agee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time
Tommie Agee

1983 - 1986

20
Onterio McCalebb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time

2009 - 2012

21
Stacy Danley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time
Stacy Danley

1987 - 1990

22
Brad Lester is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time
Brad Lester

2004 - 2008

23
Fred Beasley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time
Fred Beasley

1994 - 1997

24
James Joseph is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time
James Joseph

1986 - 1990

25
Terry Henley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Auburn Tigers Running Backs of All Time
Terry Henley

1970 - 1972