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The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time 

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Updated May 30, 2019 2.6k votes 625 voters 17.6k views 26 items

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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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
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
Alvin Kamara is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
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Seasons: 2018, 2017

4
Reggie Bush is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

5
Darren Sproles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2012

6
Pierre Thomas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2013, 2011

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

Seasons: 2001, 2000, 1999

8
Dalton Hilliard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1989, 1988

9
Earl Campbell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1985

10
George Rogers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
George Rogers

Seasons: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

11
Chuck Muncie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977

12
Rueben Mayes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1990, 1987, 1986

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

Seasons: 1992

14
Tony Galbreath is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1976

15
Mario Bates is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Mario Bates

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995

16
Gill Fenerty is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Gill Fenerty

Seasons: 1991

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

Seasons: 2013

18
Derek Brown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Derek Brown

Seasons: 1994, 1993

19
Lamar Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1998

20
Mike Strachan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Mike Strachan

Seasons: 1975

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

Seasons: 1980

22
Tom Barrington is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Running Backs of All Time
Tom Barrington

Seasons: 1970

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

Seasons: 2005

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

Seasons: 1973

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

Seasons: 1972