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

2005 - 2008

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

2009 - 2010

3
Akrum Wadley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Akrum Wadley

2014 - 2017

4
Nile Kinnick is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
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5
Tavian Banks is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Tavian Banks

1994 - 1997

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

1993 - 1996

7
Fred Russell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Fred Russell

2000 - 2003

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

1998 - 2001

9
Ronnie Harmon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time

1982 - 1985

10
Nick Bell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Nick Bell

1988 - 1990

11
Owen Gill is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Owen Gill

1981 - 1984

12
Albert Young is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Albert Young

2004 - 2007

13
Ed Podolak is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time

1966 - 1968

14
Mark Weisman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Mark Weisman

2012 - 2014

15
Jordan Canzeri is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Jordan Canzeri

2011 - 2015

16
Leshun Daniels Jr is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Leshun Daniels Jr

2013 - 2016

17
Larry Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Larry Ferguson

1959 - 1962

18
Tony Stewart is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time

1987 - 1990

19
Marcus Coker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Marcus Coker

2010 - 2011

20
Rick Bayless is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Rick Bayless

1984 - 1987

21
Dennis Mosley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Dennis Mosley

1976 - 1979

22
Levi Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Levi Mitchell

1969 - 1971

23
Mike Saunders is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Mike Saunders

1988 - 1991

24
Tim Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
Tim Sullivan

1967 - 1970

25
David Hudson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Running Backs of All Time
David Hudson

1985 - 1988