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The Best Missouri Tigers Running Backs of All Time

Updated December 4, 2019 1.1k votes 190 voters 2.4k views30 items

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Missouri Tigers running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Missouri Tigers history, including current running backs and past ones. This Missouri football roster has famous All-Americans, Missouri 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 Missouri RBs include Zack Abron, Henry Josey, Tony Temple, and Ish Witter. 

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

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  • 1
    James Wilder

    1978 - 1980

  • 2
    Henry Josey
    66
    27

    Henry Josey

    2010 - 2013

  • 3
    Larry Rountree III
    43
    18

    Larry Rountree III

    2017 - 2018

  • 4
    Marcus Murphy
    43
    19

    Marcus Murphy

    2010 - 2014

  • 5
    Tony Galbreath

    1974 - 1975

  • 6
    Tony Temple
    44
    22

    Tony Temple

    2004 - 2007

  • 7
    Devin West
    36
    16

    Devin West

    1995 - 1998

  • 8
    Joe Moore
    28
    13

    Joe Moore

    1968 - 1970

  • 9
    Russell Hansbrough
    34
    20

    Russell Hansbrough

    2012 - 

  • 10
    Damarea Crockett
    38
    27

    Damarea Crockett

    2016 - 2018

  • 11
    Brock Olivo
    35
    25

    Brock Olivo

    1994 - 1997

  • 12
    Darrell Wallace
    24
    12

    Darrell Wallace

    1984 - 1987

  • 13
    Derrick Washington
    22
    10

    Derrick Washington

    2007 - 2009

  • 14
    Zack Abron
    24
    16

    Zack Abron

    2000 - 

  • 15
    Charlie Brown
    20
    12

    Charlie Brown

    1964 - 

  • 16
    Tommie Stowers
    20
    13

    Tommie Stowers

    1986 - 1989

  • 17
    Earl Gant
    16
    9

    Earl Gant

    1976 - 1978

  • 18
    James Franklin

    2010 - 2013

  • 19
    Kendial Lawrence
    13
    9

    Kendial Lawrence

    2009 - 2012

  • 20
    Bob Meyer
    11
    6

    Bob Meyer

    1978 - 1981

  • 21
    Mel West
    16
    14

    Mel West

    1958 - 1960

  • 22
    Ish Witter
    17
    17

    Ish Witter

    2014 - 2017

  • 23
    Curtis Brown
    8
    5

    Curtis Brown

    1975 - 1976

  • 24
    Corby Jones
    17
    20

    Corby Jones

    1995 - 1998

  • 25
    Ray Bybee
    5
    5

    Ray Bybee

    1972 - 1974