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The Best Florida Gators Running Backs of All Time

Updated July 13, 2020 2.7k votes 436 voters 10.5k views31 items

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Florida Gators running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Florida Gators history, including current running backs and past ones. This Florida football roster has famous All-Americans, Florida running backs in the NFL, and Gators players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best Florida RBs include Errict Rhett, Emmitt Smith, Chris Rainey, and Matt Jones.

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

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  • 1

    1987 - 

  • 2

    1994 - 1997

  • 3

    1989 - 1993

  • 4

    2006 - 2008

  • 5
    88
    34

    Neal Anderson

    1982 - 1985

  • 6

    1998 - 2002

  • 7
    94
    47

    Jeff Demps

    2008 - 2011

  • 8
    56
    19

    John L. Williams

    1982 - 1985

  • 9
    83
    48

    Chris Rainey

    2007 - 2011

  • 10

    2009 - 2012

  • 11
    35
    5

    La'Mical Perine

  • 12
    64
    34

    Ciatrick Fason

    2002 - 2004

  • 13
    41
    15

    Terry Jackson

    1995 - 1998

  • 14

    2012 - 2014

  • 15
    38
    16

    James Jones

    1979 - 1982

  • 16
    81
    63

    Jordan Scarlett

    2015 - 2018

  • 17

    1981 - 1984

  • 18
    28
    14

    Larry Dupree

    1962 - 1964

  • 19
    34
    23

    Jimmy DuBose

    1973 - 1975

  • 20

    1988 - 1991

  • 21
    26
    14

    Robert Gillespie

    1998 - 2001

  • 22
    55
    49

    Kelvin Taylor

    2013 - 2015

  • 23
    26
    15

    Elijah Williams

    1994 - 1997

  • 24
    38
    32

    DeShawn Wynn

    2003 - 2006

  • 25

    1974 - 1977