Football 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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Eric Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

Eric Demetric Dickerson is a former American college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League for eleven seasons during the 1980s and 1990s. ...more

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Marshall Faulk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time

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

Marshall William Faulk is an American former college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League for twelve seasons. He played college football for ...more

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Todd Gurley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

Todd Gurley II is an American football running back for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia where he earned All-SEC honors in 2012 ...more

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Steven Jackson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time

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

Steven Rashad Jackson is an American football running back who is a free agent. He played college football for Oregon State University, and was drafted by the St. Louis Rams 24th overall in the ...more

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Lawrence McCutcheon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973

Lawrence McCutcheon is a former American football running back who played in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams from 1972 to 1980, the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks in ...more

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Jerome Bettis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993

Jerome Abram Bettis Sr., nicknamed "The Bus," is a former American football halfback who played for the Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams and Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football ...more

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Wendell Tyler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1979

Wendell Avery Tyler is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Los Angeles Rams in the 3rd round of the 1977 NFL Draft. A 5'10", 198 lbs. running back from ...more

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Cullen Bryant is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1978

William Cullen Bryant was a professional American football player who spent thirteen seasons in the National Football League as a running back and return specialist for the Los Angeles Rams and ...more

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Charles White is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1987

Charles Raymond White is a former American college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League for nine seasons during the 1980s. He played college ...more

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Greg Bell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1989, 1988

Gregory Leon Bell is a former American football running back in the NFL for the Buffalo Bills, the Los Angeles Rams, and the Los Angeles Raiders, from 1984 to 1990. He was a one-time Pro Bowler ...more

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Cleveland Gary is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1990

Cleveland Everette Gary, also known as Cleveland Edward Gary, is a former professional American football running back in the National Football League. He was selected in the first round of the ...more

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31 27
Jim Bertelsen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1972

Jim Bertelsen played halfback for the University of Texas at Austin from 1969–1971. He was a highly regarded Wisconsin high school football player, playing for the Hudson High School Raiders. He ...more

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Malcolm Brown is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time
Malcolm Brown

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

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

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Robert Holcombe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time
Robert Holcombe

Seasons: 1998

Robert Wayne Holcombe is a free agent fullback who has played for the St. Louis Rams and Tennessee Titans of the National Football League.

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Willie Ellison is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time
Willie Ellison

Seasons: 1971

William Henry Ellison is a former American football running back who played eight seasons in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams and the Kansas City Chiefs. Sporting #33, he ...more

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Zac Stacy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time
Zac Stacy

Seasons: 2013

Zachary "Zac" Latrell Stacy, is an American football running back for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League. Stacy played college football for Vanderbilt University. The ...more

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Tre Mason is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2014

Trence "Tre" Mason is an American football running back for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Rams in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He ...more

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Robert Delpino is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time
Robert Delpino

Seasons: 1991

Robert Lewis Delpino is a former professional American football running back in the National Football League. He played six seasons for the Los Angeles Rams and the Denver Broncos.

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Larry Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time
Larry Smith

Seasons: 1970

William Lawrence Smith is an American former college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League for six seasons during the 1960s and 1970s. Smith ...more

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Elvis Peacock is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1980

Elvis Zaring Peacock isa former National Football League running back for the Los Angeles Rams from 1978 through 1980.

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Cory Harkey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time
Cory Harkey

Seasons: 2014, 2013

Cory Nicholas Harkey is an American football tight end and fullback for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League. He was signed by the Rams as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He ...more

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Lawrence Phillips is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Los Angeles Rams Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996

Lawrence Lamond Phillips is a former professional American football and Canadian football running back. After his career in football, in December 2009, Lawrence Phillips was sentenced to a total ...more