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The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All Time

Updated December 4, 2019 928 votes 216 voters 3.6k views30 items

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best California Golden Bears running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout California Golden Bears history, including current running backs and past ones. This California football roster has famous All-Americans, California running backs in the NFL, and Golden Bears players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best California RBs include Marshawn Lynch, Russell White, Justin Forsett, and Joe Igber.

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

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  • Marshawn Lynch1

    2004 - 2006

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  • Jahvid Best2

    2007 - 2009

  • Chuck Muncie3

    1973 - 1975

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  • Russell White4
    48
    25

    Russell White

    1990 - 1992

  • Justin Forsett5
    42
    22

    Justin Forsett

    2004 - 2007

  • J. J. Arrington6

    2003 - 2004

  • C. J. Anderson7
    39
    22

    C. J. Anderson

    2011 - 2012

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  • Shane Vereen8

    2008 - 2010

  • Paul Jones9
    24
    16

    Paul Jones

    1975 - 1979

  • Anthony Wallace10
    18
    13

    Anthony Wallace

    1989 - 1990

  • Joe Igber11
    18
    16

    Joe Igber

    1999 - 2002

  • Patrick Laird12
    15
    13

    Patrick Laird

    2014 - 2018

  • John Tuggle13
    10
    6

    John Tuggle

    1979 - 1982

  • Adimchinobi Echemandu14
    10
    6

    Adimchinobi Echemandu

    2003

  • Lindsey Chapman15
    16
    15

    Lindsey Chapman

    1991 - 1993

  • Gary Fowler16
    4
    2

    Gary Fowler

    1967 - 1969

  • Daniel Lasco17
    8
    6

    Daniel Lasco

    2012 - 2015

  • Tom Relles18
    2
    5

    Tom Relles

    1963 - 1965

  • Howard Strickland19
    4
    2

    Howard Strickland

    1973 - 1974

  • Tom Newton20
    0
    2

    Tom Newton

    1975 - 1976

  • Isi Sofele21
    9
    10

    Isi Sofele

    2009 - 2012

  • Steve Kemnitzer22
    5
    3

    Steve Kemnitzer

    1970 - 1972

  • Reynard Rutherford23
    8
    9

    Reynard Rutherford

    1992 - 1995

  • Marcus Fields24
    3
    2

    Marcus Fields

    1997 - 2001

  • Tre Watson25
    6
    7

    Tre Watson

    2014 - 2017