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The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time  

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Nebraska Cornhuskers running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Nebraska Cornhuskers history, including current running backs and past ones. This Nebraska football roster has famous All-Americans, Nebraska running backs in the NFL, and Cornhuskers players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best Nebraska RBs include Mike Rozier, Ameer Abdullah, Eric Crouch, and Terrell Newby.

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

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1
Mike Rozier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time

1981 - 1983

2
Lawrence Phillips is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time

1993 - 1995

3
Ahman Green is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time

1995 - 

4
Roger Craig is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time

1979 - 1982

5
Rex Burkhead is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time

2009 - 2012

6
Ameer Abdullah is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time

2011 - 2014

7
Correll Buckhalter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time

1997 - 2000

8
Roy Helu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time

2007 - 2010

9
Devine Ozigbo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time
Devine Ozigbo

2015 - 2018

10
Jammal Lord is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time

2000 - 2003

11
Calvin Jones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time
Calvin Jones

1991

12
Doug DuBose is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time
Doug DuBose

1982 - 1985

13
Jarvis Redwine is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time

1976 - 1980

14
I.M. Hipp is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time
I.M. Hipp

1977 - 1979

15
Eric Crouch is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time

1998 - 2001

16
Jeff Kinney is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time
Jeff Kinney

1969 - 1971

17
Cory Ross is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time

2002 - 2005

18
Derek Brown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time

1990 - 1992

19
Rick Berns is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time
Rick Berns

1976 - 1978

20
Ken Clark is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time

1987 - 

21
Keith Jones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time

1984 - 1987

22
Monte Anthony is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time
Monte Anthony

1974 - 1977

23
Tony Davis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time
Tony Davis

1972 - 1975

24
Marlon Lucky is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time
Marlon Lucky

2005 - 2008

25
Steve Taylor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Backs of All-Time
Steve Taylor

1985 - 1988