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The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time 

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Updated January 14, 2020 2.6k votes 568 voters 16.1k views 32 items

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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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1
Leonard Fournette is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time

Tigers career: 2014 - 2016

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

2
Kevin Faulk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time

Tigers career: 1995 - 1998

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

3
Derrius Guice is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time

Tigers career: 2015 - 2017

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

4
Billy Cannon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time

Tigers career: 1957 - 1959

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

5
Jeremy Hill is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time
Jeremy Hill

Tigers career: 2012 - 2013

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

6
Dalton Hilliard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time

Tigers career: 1982 - 1985

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

7
Joseph Addai is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time
Joseph Addai

Tigers career: 2001 - 2005

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

8
Jacob Hester is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time

Tigers career: 2004 - 2007

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

9
Charles Alexander is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time

Tigers career: 1975 - 1978

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

10
Spencer Ware is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time
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Tigers career: 2010-2012

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

11
Stevan Ridley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time
Stevan Ridley

Tigers career: 2008 - 2010

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

12
Charles Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time
Charles Scott

Tigers career: 2006 - 2009

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

13
LaBrandon Toefield is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time
LaBrandon Toefield

Tigers career: 2000 - 2002

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

14
Alfred Blue is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time
campcothern added

Tigers career: 2010-2013

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

15
Alley Broussard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time

Tigers career: 2003 - 2006

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

16
Darrel Williams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time

Tigers career: 2014 - 2017

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

17
Harvey Williams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time

Tigers career: 1986 - 1990

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

18
Domanick Williams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time

Tigers career: 1999 - 2002

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

19
Kenny Hilliard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time
Kenny Hilliard

Tigers career: 2011 - 2014

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

20
Justin Vincent is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time

Tigers career: 2003 - 2006

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

21
Keiland Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time
Keiland Williams

Tigers career: 2006 - 2009

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

22
Eddie Fuller is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time
Eddie Fuller

Tigers career: 1986 - 1989

College Stats
1,816 rushing yards, 9 rushing TDs
884 receiving yards, 15 TDs

23
Hokie Gajan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time

Tigers career: 1977 - 1980

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

24
Rondell Mealey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time
Rondell Mealey

Tigers career: 1996 - 1999

College Stats
2,238 rushing yards, 29 rushing TDs
302 receiving yards, 4 TDs

25
Michael Ford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best LSU Tigers Running Backs of All Time
Michael Ford

Tigers career: 2010 - 2012

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