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The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time

Updated June 14, 2019 1.8k votes 389 voters 12.9k views25 items

Big fan of Los Angeles football? Then check out this list of Los Angeles Chargers running backs with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting running back from throughout Los Angeles Chargers history (and San Diego, of course), including current running backs and past ones. Featuring 2018-2019 Los Angeles Chargers and some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Chargers RBs include LaDainian Tomlinson, Natrone Means, Gary Anderson, and Chuck Muncie. 

Who are the best running backs in Los Angeles Chargers history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Los Angeles or San Diego Chargers starting running back.

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  • LaDainian Tomlinson1

    Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

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    #5 of 206 The Best NFL Running Backs of All Time#1419 of 1,427 The Best Athletes Of All Time

  • Chuck Muncie2

    Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981

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    #4 of 27 The Best NFL Running Backs of the 70s#18 of 26 The Best NFL Running Backs of the 80s

  • Darren Sproles3

    Seasons: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005

  • Natrone Means4

    Seasons: 1999, 1998, 1995, 1994

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    #15 of 36 The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s#103 of 137 The Best Carolina Panthers of All Time

  • Michael Turner5

    Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2005

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  • Paul Lowe6

    Seasons: 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964,1963, 1961

  • Marion Butts7

    Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1990

  • Melvin Gordon8
    97
    74

    Melvin Gordon

    Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

     

  • Gary Anderson9
    39
    22

    Gary Anderson

    Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986

  • Lionel James10

    Seasons: 1985

  • Leonard Russell11

    Seasons: 1996

  • Ryan Mathews12

    Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

  • Jermaine Fazande13
    29
    26

    Jermaine Fazande

    Seasons: 2000

  • Lydell Mitchell14

    Seasons: 1978

  • Tim Spencer15
    21
    19

    Tim Spencer

    Seasons: 1989

  • Branden Oliver16
    37
    40

    Branden Oliver

    Seasons: 2014

  • Earnest Jackson17
    17
    14

    Earnest Jackson

    Seasons: 1984

  • Mike Thomas18

    Seasons: 1979

  • Gary Brown19

    Seasons: 1997

  • Dickie Post20

    Seasons: 1970

  • Rod Bernstine21
    15
    20

    Rod Bernstine

    Seasons: 1991

  • Don Woods22

    Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1974

  • Clarence Williams23
    9
    13

    Clarence Williams

    Seasons: 1980

  • Rickey Young24

    Seasons: 1975

  • Mike Garrett25

    Seasons: 1973, 1972,1971