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The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Running Backs of All Time 

Ranker College Football
Updated December 4, 2019 2.6k votes 529 voters 9.8k views 36 items

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Notre Dame Fighting Irish running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Notre Dame Fighting Irish history, including current running backs and past ones. This Notre Dame football roster has famous All-Americans, Notre Dame running backs in the NFL, and Fighting Irish players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best Notre Dame RBs include Autry Denson, Darius Walker, Josh Adams, and Cierre Wood. 

Who are the greatest running backs in Notre Dame Fighting Irish history? Add your favorites if they’re not all on this list of University of Notre Dame football players who have played as running back. Vote below, then head over and check out the best Notre Dame wide receivers ever.

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Randy Kinder is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Running Backs of All Time
Randy Kinder

1993 - 1996

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Wayne Bullock is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Running Backs of All Time
Wayne Bullock

1972 - 1974

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Al Hunter is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Running Backs of All Time
Al Hunter

1973 - 1976

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Phil Carter is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Running Backs of All Time
Phil Carter

1979 - 1982

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Jim Crowley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Running Backs of All Time
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Tarean Folston is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Running Backs of All Time
Tarean Folston

2013 - 2016

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Johnny Lattner is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Running Backs of All Time
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Bill Wolski is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Running Backs of All Time
Bill Wolski

1963 - 1965

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Robert Hughes is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Running Backs of All Time
Robert Hughes

2007 - 2010

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Don Miller is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Running Backs of All Time
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Emil Sitko is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Running Backs of All Time
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