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The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All Time

Updated December 4, 2019 962 votes 208 voters 3.4k 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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  • Jahvid Best1

    2007 - 2009

  • Marshawn Lynch2

    2004 - 2006

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    1973 - 1975

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  • Russell White4
    51
    28

    Russell White

    1990 - 1992

  • Justin Forsett5
    45
    22

    Justin Forsett

    2004 - 2007

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  • J. J. Arrington6

    2003 - 2004

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    40
    23

    C. J. Anderson

    2011 - 2012

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  • Shane Vereen8

    2008 - 2010

  • Paul Jones9
    26
    16

    Paul Jones

    1975 - 1979

  • Anthony Wallace10
    19
    14

    Anthony Wallace

    1989 - 1990

  • Patrick Laird11
    16
    13

    Patrick Laird

    2014 - 2018

  • John Tuggle12
    10
    6

    John Tuggle

    1979 - 1982

  • Adimchinobi Echemandu13
    10
    6

    Adimchinobi Echemandu

    2003

  • Daniel Lasco14
    9
    6

    Daniel Lasco

    2012 - 2015

  • Joe Igber15
    17
    17

    Joe Igber

    1999 - 2002

  • Gary Fowler16
    2
    1

    Gary Fowler

    1967 - 1969

  • Lindsey Chapman17
    16
    17

    Lindsey Chapman

    1991 - 1993

  • Tom Relles18
    2
    2

    Tom Relles

    1963 - 1965

  • Howard Strickland19
    5
    2

    Howard Strickland

    1973 - 1974

  • Tom Newton20
    0
    2

    Tom Newton

    1975 - 1976

  • Reynard Rutherford21
    9
    9

    Reynard Rutherford

    1992 - 1995

  • Steve Kemnitzer22
    5
    4

    Steve Kemnitzer

    1970 - 1972

  • Marcus Fields23
    4
    2

    Marcus Fields

    1997 - 2001

  • Isi Sofele24
    9
    11

    Isi Sofele

    2009 - 2012

  • Khalfani Muhammad25
    8
    9

    Khalfani Muhammad

    2013 - 2016