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The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time

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Big fan of Los Angeles football? Then check out this list of Los Angeles Rams running backs with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting running back from throughout Los Angeles Rams history (and St. Louis), including current running backs and past ones. Featuring 2018-2019 Los Angeles Rams and some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Rams RBs include Marshall Faulk, Eric Dickerson, Jerome Bettis, and Elroy Hirsch, among other football greats.

Who are the best running backs in both St. Louis and Los Angeles Rams history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Los Angeles Rams starting running back.

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  • 1

    Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

    Eric Demetric Dickerson (born September 2, 1960) is an American former football running back...  more
  • 2

    Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999

    Marshall William Faulk (born February 26, 1973) is a former American football player who was a...  more
  • 3

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

    Todd Jerome Gurley II (born August 3, 1994) is an American football running back for the Los...  more
  • 4

    Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973

    Lawrence McCutcheon (born June 2, 1950) is a former American football running back who played...  more
  • 5

    Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993

    Jerome Abram Bettis Sr. (born February 16, 1972), nicknamed The Bus, is a former American...  more
  • 6

    Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1979

    Wendell Avery Tyler (born May 20, 1955) is a former professional American football player who...  more
  • 7

    Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

    Steven Rashad Jackson (born July 22, 1983) is a former American football running back. He...  more

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    Elvis Peacock

    Seasons: 1980

    Elvis Zaring Peacock (born November 7, 1956) is a former National Football League running back...  more
  • 9

    Seasons: 1997, 1996

    Lawrence Lamond Phillips (May 12, 1975 – January 13, 2016) was a professional American...  more

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    Seasons: 1987

    Charles Raymond White (born January 22, 1958) is a former professional American football...  more

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  • 11

    Seasons: 1992, 1990

    Cleveland Everette Gary (born May 4, 1966), also known as Cleveland Edward Gary, is a former...  more
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    Cory Harkey

    Seasons: 2014, 2013

    Cory Nicholas Harkey is an American football tight end and fullback for the St. Louis Rams of...  more
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    Robert Holcombe

    Seasons: 1998

    Robert Wayne Holcombe (born December 11, 1975) is a former American football fullback who...  more
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    Zac Stacy

    Seasons: 2013

    Zachary "Zac" Latrell Stacy, is an American football running back for the St. Louis Rams of...  more
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    Willie Ellison

    Seasons: 1971

    William Henry Ellison (November 1, 1945 – March 11, 2019) was an American football running...  more
  • 16

    Seasons: 2014

    Trence "Tre" Mason is an American football running back for the St. Louis Rams of the National...  more
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    Larry Smith

    Seasons: 1970

    William Lawrence Smith (born September 2, 1947) is an American former college and professional...  more
  • 18

    Seasons: 1978

    William Cullen Bryant (May 20, 1951 – October 13, 2009) was a professional American football...  more
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    Robert Delpino

    Seasons: 1991

    Robert Lewis Delpino (born November 2, 1965) is a former professional American football...  more
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    Malcolm Brown

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

    Malcolm Brown played as an American Football running back for the Army Black Knights....
  • 21

    Seasons: 1989, 1988

    Gregory Leon Bell (born August 1, 1962 in Columbus, Ohio) is a retired American football...  more
  • 22

    Seasons: 1972

    James Allen "Jim" Bertelsen is a former American football player, a running back for five...  more