The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best LSU Tigers running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout LSU Tigers history, including current running backs and past ones. This LSU football roster has famous All-Americans, LSU running backs in the NFL, and Tigers players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best LSU RBs include Kevin Faulk, Leonard Fournette, Jeremy Hill, and Derrius Guice. 

Who are the greatest running backs in LSU Tigers history? Add your favorites if they’re not all on this list of Louisiana State University football players who have played as running back. Vote below, then head over and check out the best LSU wide receivers ever.

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  • Tigers career: 2014 - 2016

    College stats
    3,830 rushing yards, 40 rushing TDs
    526 receiving yards, 1 TD

  • Tigers career: 1995 - 1998

    College Stats
    4,557  rushing yards, 46 rushing TDs
    600 receiving yards, 4 TDs

  • Tigers career: 1957 - 1959

    College Stats
    1,867 rushing yards, 19 rushing TDs
    522 receiving yards, 2 TDs

  • Tigers career: 1982 - 1985

    College Stats
    4,050 rushing yards, 44 rushing TDs
    120 receiving yards, 6 TDs

  • Tigers career: 2001 - 2005

    College Stats
    2,576 rushing yards, 18 rushing TDs
    641 receiving yards, 6 TDs

  • Tigers career: 1975 - 1978

    College Stats
    4,035 rushing yards, 40 rushing TDs
    431 receiving yards, 2 TDs

  • Tigers career: 2016-2019

  • Tigers career: 2012 - 2013

    College Stats
    2,156 rushing yards, 28 rushing TDs
    254 receiving yards, 0 TDs

  • Tigers career: 2015 - 2017

    College Stats
    3,074 rushing yards, 29 rushing TDs
    250 receiving yards, 3 TDs

  • Tigers career: 2004 - 2007

    College Stats
    1,780 rushing yards, 20 rushing TDs
    459 receiving yards, 4 TDs

  • Tigers career: 1986 - 1990

    College Stats
    2,860 rushing yards, 27 rushing TDs
    879 receiving yards, 4 TDs

  • Tigers career: 2010-2012

    College Stats
    1,249 rushing yards, 10 rushing TDs
    404 receiving yards, 2 TDs

  • Tigers career: 2000 - 2002

    College Stats
    2,149 rushing yards, 26 rushing TDs
    233 receiving yards, 1 TDs

  • Tigers career: 1999 - 2002

    College Stats
    2,056 rushing yards, 20 rushing TDs
    393 receiving yards, 1 TDs

  • Tigers career: 2011 - 2014

    College Stats
    1,557 rushing yards, 27 rushing TDs
    69 receiving yards, 1 TDs

  • Tigers career: 2006 - 2009

    College Stats
    1,699 rushing yards, 17 rushing TDs
    273 receiving yards, 2 TDs

  • Tigers career: 2008 - 2010

    College Stats
    1,419 rushing yards, 19 rushing TDs
    94 receiving yards, 0 TDs

  • Tigers career: 2014 - 2017

    College Stats
    1,651 rushing yards, 19 rushing TDs
    462 receiving yards, 0 TDs

  • Tigers career: 2006 - 2009

    College Stats
    2,317 rushing yards, 32 rushing TDs
    260 receiving yards, 3 TDs

  • Tigers career: 2003 - 2006

    College Stats
    1,537 rushing yards, 18 rushing TDs
    15 receiving yards, 0 TDs

  • Tigers career: 2003 - 2006

    College Stats
    2,021 rushing yards, 17 rushing TDs
    254 receiving yards, 0 TDs

  • Tigers career: 2010-2013

    College Stats
    1,253 rushing yards, 11 rushing TDs
    105 receiving yards, 0 TDs

  • Tigers career: 2010 - 2012

    College Stats
    1,392 rushing yards, 13 rushing TDs
    69 receiving yards, 1 TDs

  • Tigers career: 1977 - 1980

    College Stats
    1,563 rushing yards, 6 rushing TDs
    31 receiving yards, 2 TDs

  • Tigers career: 1973 - 1976

    College Stats
    2,517 rushing yards, 29 rushing TDs
    210 receiving yards, 0 TDs