Sports The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time  

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Big fan of New Orleans football? Then check out this list of New Orleans Saints running backs with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting running back from throughout New Orleans Saints history, including current running backs and past ones. Featuring 2018-2019 New Orleans Saints and some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Saints RBs include Reggie Bush, Deuce McAllister, Ricky Williams, and George Rogers. 

Who are the best running backs in New Orleans Saints history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of New Orleans Saints starting running back.

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115 39
Deuce McAllister is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2006, 2004, 2003, 2002

2
119 44
Mark Ingram, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

3
59 11
Alvin Kamara is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
SuperUnicorn33 added Alvin Kamara

Seasons: 2018, 2017

4
71 24
Pierre Thomas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2013, 2011

5
53 15
Dalton Hilliard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1989, 1988

6
99 46
Reggie Bush is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

7
70 28
Darren Sproles is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2012

8
70 38
Ricky Williams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2001, 2000, 1999

9
44 19
George Rogers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

10
34 14
Earl Campbell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1985

11
35 15
Rueben Mayes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1990, 1987, 1986

12
28 10
Chuck Muncie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977

13
20 11
Vaughn Dunbar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1992

14
16 8
Mario Bates is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Mario Bates

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995

15
16 8
Tony Galbreath is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1976

16
13 8
Mike Strachan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Mike Strachan

Seasons: 1975

17
21 17
Jed Collins is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2013

18
13 10
Lamar Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Lamar Smith

Seasons: 1998

19
12 9
Derek Brown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Derek Brown

Seasons: 1994, 1993

20
13 11
Jimmy Rogers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Jimmy Rogers

Seasons: 1980

21
11 9
Gill Fenerty is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Gill Fenerty

Seasons: 1991

22
7 5
Alvin Maxson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Alvin Maxson

Seasons: 1974

23
10 9
Antowain Smith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Antowain Smith

Seasons: 2005

24
9 8
Bill Butler is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1973

25
7 7
Bob Gresham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Bob Gresham

Seasons: 1972