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The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time  

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Georgia Bulldogs running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Georgia Bulldogs history, including current running backs and past ones. This Georgia football roster has famous All-Americans, Georgia running backs in the NFL, and Bulldogs players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best Georgia RBs include Nick Chubb, Todd Gurley, Sony Michel, and Herschel Walker.

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

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Herschel Walker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

1980 - 1982

Herschel Junior Walker is a former college and professional football player, bobsledder, sprinter and mixed martial artist. He played college football for the University of Georgia, earned ...more
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Todd Gurley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

2012 - 2014

Todd Jerome Gurley II (born August 3, 1994) is an American football running back for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia where he ...more
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Nick Chubb is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

2014 - 2017

Nicholas Jamaal Chubb (born December 27, 1995) is an American football running back for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia and was ...more
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Garrison Hearst is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

1990 - 1992

Gerard Garrison Hearst is a former running back in the National Football League for ten seasons. He played college football for the University of Georgia, and was recognized as an All-American. ...more
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Terrell Davis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

1992 - 1994

Terrell Lamar Davis is a former American football running back who played for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League from 1995 to 2001. Davis was drafted by the Broncos in the sixth ...more
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Sony Michel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

2014 - 2017

Sony Michel (born February 17, 1995) is an American football running back for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted 31st overall by the New England ...more
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Knowshon Moreno is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

2007 - 2008

Knowshon Rockwell Moreno is an American football running back who is currently a free agent. He was selected 12th overall in the 2009 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos. He played college football ...more
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Rodney Hampton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

1987 - 1989

Rodney Craig Hampton is a former professional American football player who was drafted by the New York Giants in the first round of the 1990 NFL Draft. He was a starting running back for the ...more
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Robert Edwards is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

1994 - 1997

Robert Lee Edwards, III is a former NFL and CFL running back. Originally drafted by the New England Patriots, he also played for the Miami Dolphins and Montreal Alouettes before ending his ...more
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Tim Worley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

1985 - 1988

Timothy Worley is a former American football running back who played for the Georgia Bulldogs in college, and the Pittsburgh Steelers and Chicago Bears of the National Football League.
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Keith Marshall is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

2012 - 2015

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Thomas Brown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

2004 - 2007

Thomas Brown is the running backs coach for Georgia. Previously Brown was the running backs coach at Wisconsin Badgers. As a professional, Brown played running back for the Atlanta Falcons and ...more
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Lars Tate is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

1984 - 1987

Lars Jamel Tate, is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 2nd round of the 1988 NFL Draft. Tate attended North Central High School in ...more
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Theron Sapp is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

1956 - 1958

Theron Coleman Sapp, nicknamed Thundering Theron and the Drought-Breaker, is a former American football running back for the Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football ...more
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Musa Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

2000 - 2002

Musa Smith is a former American football running back who played five seasons in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He ...more
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Willie McClendon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

1976 - 1978

Willie Edward McClendon is a former American football running back in the National Football League. Selected in the 1979 NFL Draft, he played for the Chicago Bears from 1979 to 1982. He is the ...more
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Kregg Lumpkin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

2003 - 2007

Kregg Lumpkin is an American football running back who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at ...more
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Danny Ware is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

2004 - 2006

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Keith Henderson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

1985 - 1988

Keith Henderson is a former American football running back who played for the San Francisco 49ers and Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. Henderson attended the University of ...more
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Washaun Ealey is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

2009 - 2010

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Caleb King is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

2008 - 2010

Caleb King is a former American football running back who was a member of the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was signed by the Vikings as a rookie free agent in 2011. He ...more
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Glynn Harrison is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

1973 - 1975

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Charley Trippi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time
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Charles Louis Trippi is a former professional American football player for the Chicago Cardinals. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1968. Trippi currently resides in Athens, ...more
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Ronnie Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

1966 - 1967

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Kevin McLee is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Georgia Bulldogs Running Backs of All-Time

1975 - 1977