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The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time 

Ranker College Football
Updated March 11, 2020 2.7k votes 689 voters 17.9k views 32 items

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Oklahoma Sooners running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Oklahoma Sooners history, including current running backs and past ones. This Oklahoma football roster has famous All-Americans, Oklahoma running backs in the NFL, and Sooners players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best Oklahoma RBs include Adrian Peterson, Samaje Perine, DeMarco Murray, and Chris Brown.

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

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Adrian Peterson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time

Sooners career: 2004 - 2006

2
Billy Sims is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time

Sooners career: 1975 - 1979

3
DeMarco Murray is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time

Sooners career: 2007 -  2010

4
Joe Mixon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time

Sooners career: 2005 - 2006

5
Joe Washington is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time

Sooners career: 1972 - 1975

6
Samaje Perine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time
Samaje Perine

Sooners career: 2014 - 2016

7
Greg Pruitt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time

Sooners career: 1970 - 1972

8
Steve Owens is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time

Sooners career: 1967 - 1969

9
Quentin Griffin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time
Quentin Griffin

Sooners career: 1999 - 2002

10
Spencer Tillman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time

Sooners career: 1983 - 1986

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Mike Gaddis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time
Mike Gaddis

Sooners career: 1988 - 1991

12
David Overstreet is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time

Sooners career: 1977 - 1980

13
Kenny King is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time

Sooners career: 1975 - 1978

14
Elvis Peacock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time
Elvis Peacock

Sooners career: 1974 - 1977

15
De'Mond Parker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time
De'Mond Parker

Sooners career: 1996 - 1998

16
Lydell Carr is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time
Lydell Carr

Sooners career: 1984 - 1987

17
Stanley Wilson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time

Sooners career: 1979 - 1982

18
Chris Brown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time
Chris Brown

Sooners career: 2006 - 2009

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Kejuan Jones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time
Kejuan Jones

Sooners career: 2002 - 2005

20
Jack Mildren is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time

Sooners career: 1969 - 1971

21
Brennan Clay is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time
Brennan Clay

Sooners career: 2010 - 2013

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Steve Davis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time
Steve Davis

Sooners career: 1973 - 1975

23
Jerald Moore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time
Jerald Moore

Sooners career: 1993 - 1995

24
James Allen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time
James Allen

Sooners career: 1993 - 1996

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Allen Patrick is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Oklahoma Sooners Running Backs of All Time

Sooners career: 2005 - 2007