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The Best Minnesota Golden Gophers Running Backs of All Time

Updated December 4, 2019 1.3k votes 302 voters 9.1k views30 items

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Minnesota Golden Gophers running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Minnesota Golden Gophers history, including current running backs and past ones. This Minnesota football roster has famous All-Americans, Minnesota running backs in the NFL, and Golden Gophers players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best Minnesota RBs include Laurence Maroney, Marion Barber III, David Cobb, and Chris Darkins.

Who are the greatest running backs in Minnesota Golden Gophers history? Add your favorites if they’re not all on this list of University of Minnesota football players who have played as running back. 

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