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The Best Los Angeles Chargers Running Backs of All Time

Updated June 14, 2019 1.8k votes 381 voters 12.6k 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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  • 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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    #125 of 206 The Best NFL Running Backs of All Time#17 of 36 The Best NFL Running Backs of the 90s

  • Michael Turner5

    Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2005

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  • Marion Butts6

    Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1990

  • Melvin Gordon7
    106
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    Melvin Gordon

    Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

     

  • Paul Lowe8

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

  • Gary Anderson9
    42
    24

    Gary Anderson

    Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986

  • Lionel James10

    Seasons: 1985

  • Dickie Post11

    Seasons: 1970

  • Ryan Mathews12

    Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

  • Don Woods13

    Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1974

  • Lydell Mitchell14

    Seasons: 1978

  • Tim Spencer15
    23
    20

    Tim Spencer

    Seasons: 1989

  • Branden Oliver16
    40
    44

    Branden Oliver

    Seasons: 2014

  • Earnest Jackson17
    18
    15

    Earnest Jackson

    Seasons: 1984

  • Mike Garrett18

    Seasons: 1973, 1972,1971

  • Mike Thomas19

    Seasons: 1979

  • Gary Brown20

    Seasons: 1997

  • Rod Bernstine21
    17
    21

    Rod Bernstine

    Seasons: 1991

  • Clarence Williams22
    9
    14

    Clarence Williams

    Seasons: 1980

  • Leonard Russell23

    Seasons: 1996

  • Rickey Young24

    Seasons: 1975

  • Jermaine Fazande25
    13
    28

    Jermaine Fazande

    Seasons: 2000