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The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time  

Ranker College Football
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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 Lynch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time

2004 - 2006

2
Jahvid Best is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time

2007 - 2009

3
Russell White is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time
Russell White

1990 - 1992

4
Shane Vereen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time

2008 - 2010

5
Chuck Muncie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time

1973 - 1975

6
Justin Forsett is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time

2004 - 2007

7
C. J. Anderson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time

2011 - 2012

8
J. J. Arrington is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time

2003 - 2004

9
Lindsey Chapman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time
Lindsey Chapman

1991 - 1993

10
Paul Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time
Paul Jones

1975 - 1979

11
Adimchinobi Echemandu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time
Adimchinobi Echemandu

2003

12
Joe Igber is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time
Joe Igber

1999 - 2002

13
Isi Sofele is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time
Isi Sofele

2009 - 2012

14
Patrick Laird is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time
Patrick Laird

2014 - 2018

15
John Tuggle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time
John Tuggle

1979 - 1982

16
Khalfani Muhammad is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time
Khalfani Muhammad

2013 - 2016

17
Daniel Lasco is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time
Daniel Lasco

2012 - 2015

18
Vic Enwere is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time
Vic Enwere

2014 - 2017

19
Tre Watson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time
Tre Watson

2014 - 2017

20
Howard Strickland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time
Howard Strickland

1973 - 1974

21
Chris Richards is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time
Chris Richards

1986 - 1988

22
Reynard Rutherford is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time
Reynard Rutherford

1992 - 1995

23
Anthony Wallace is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time
Anthony Wallace

1989 - 1990

24
Marcus Fields is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time
Marcus Fields

1997 - 2001

25
Steve Kemnitzer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best California Golden Bears Running Backs of All-Time
Steve Kemnitzer

1970 - 1972