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The Best Clemson Tigers Running Backs of All Time

Updated January 14, 2020 3.1k votes 566 voters 8.9k views30 items

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Clemson Tigers running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Clemson Tigers history, including current running backs and past ones. This Clemson football roster has famous All-Americans, Clemson 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 Clemson RBs include Raymond Priester, Andre Ellington, James Davis, and C. J. Spiller. 

Who are the greatest running backs in Clemson Tigers history? Add your favorites if they’re not all on this list of Clemson University football players who have played as running back. Vote below, then head over and check out the best Clemson wide receivers ever.

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  • Travis Etienne1

    2017 -2018

  • C. J. Spiller2

    2006 - 2009

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    #56 of 106 The Fastest NFL Players of All Time#10 of 21 The Best Buffalo Bills Running Backs of All Time

  • Terry Allen3

    1987 - 1989

  • Wayne Gallman4
    165
    67

    Wayne Gallman

    2014 - 2016

  • James Davis5

    2005 - 2008

  • Andre Ellington6

    2009 - 2012

  • Raymond Priester7
    100
    34

    Raymond Priester

    1994 - 1997

  • Kenny Flowers8
    58
    21

    Kenny Flowers

    1983 - 1986

  • Kevin Mack9

    1980 - 1983

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  • Reggie Merriweather10
    64
    31

    Reggie Merriweather

    2003 - 2006

  • Terrence Flagler11
    46
    14

    Terrence Flagler

    1982 - 1986

  • Cliff Austin12
    45
    16

    Cliff Austin

    1978 - 1982

  • Buddy Gore13
    45
    21

    Buddy Gore

    1966 - 1968

  • Chuck McSwain14
    37
    17

    Chuck McSwain

    1979 -1982

  • Wesley McFadden15
    36
    18

    Wesley McFadden

    1987 - 1989

  • Warren Ratchford16
    26
    15

    Warren Ratchford

    1974 - 1978

  • Stacey Driver17
    30
    21

    Stacey Driver

    1982 - 1985

  • Ronald Williams18
    27
    19

    Ronald Williams

    1990 - 1992

  • Joe Henderson19
    38
    40

    Joe Henderson

    1987 - 1989

  • Marvin Sims20
    21
    17

    Marvin Sims

    1977 - 1979

  • Ken Callicutt21
    26
    25

    Ken Callicutt

    1973 - 1977

  • Harold Goggins22
    19
    16

    Harold Goggins

    1975 - 1978

  • Travis Zachery23
    40
    50

    Travis Zachery

    1998 - 

  • Emory Smith24
    41
    53

    Emory Smith

    1993 - 1996

  • Smiley Sanders25
    19
    24

    Smiley Sanders

    1971 - 1973