Football The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time  

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Iowa Hawkeyes running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Iowa Hawkeyes history, including current running backs and past ones. This Iowa football roster has famous All-Americans, Iowa running backs in the NFL, and Hawkeyes players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best Iowa RBs include Sedrick Shaw, Akrum Wadley, Mark Weisman, and Ladell Betts.

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

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1
22 5
Shonn Greene is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time

2005 - 2008

2
20 6
Akrum Wadley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Akrum Wadley

2014 - 2017

3
15 4
Fred Russell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Fred Russell

2000 - 2003

4
15 4
Tavian Banks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Tavian Banks

1994 - 1997

5
13 3
Jordan Canzeri is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Jordan Canzeri

2011 - 2015

6
14 5
Sedrick Shaw is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Sedrick Shaw

1993 - 1996

7
11 3
Leshun Daniels Jr is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Leshun Daniels Jr

2013 - 2016

8
11 4
Ladell Betts is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Ladell Betts

1998 - 2001

9
13 6
Mark Weisman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Mark Weisman

2012 - 2014

10
10 4
Ronnie Harmon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time

1982 - 1985

11
6 1
Ed Podolak is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time

1966 - 1968

12
7 2
Dennis Mosley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Dennis Mosley

1976 - 1979

13
8 3
Nick Bell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Nick Bell

1988 - 1990

14
8 4
Marcus Coker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Marcus Coker

2010 - 2011

15
7 4
Tony Stewart is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time

1987 - 1990

16
3 0
Mike Saunders is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Mike Saunders

1988 - 1991

17
7 5
Albert Young is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Albert Young

2004 - 2007

18
5 3
Owen Gill is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Owen Gill

1981 - 1984

19
3 1
Eddie Phillips is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Eddie Phillips

1980 - 1983

20
3 1
Larry Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Larry Ferguson

1959 - 1962

21
2 0
Ryan Terry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Ryan Terry

1992 - 1994

22
2 0
Damian Sims is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Damian Sims

2004 - 2007

23
2 0
Rick Bayless is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Rick Bayless

1984 - 1987

24
2 0
Adam Robinson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Adam Robinson

2009 - 2010

25
2 0
Jon Lazar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Jon Lazar

1975 - 1978