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The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time 

Ranker College Football
Updated December 4, 2019 2.1k votes 458 voters 11.4k views 30 items

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Oregon Ducks running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Oregon Ducks history, including current running backs and past ones. This Oregon football roster has famous All-Americans, Oregon running backs in the NFL, and Ducks players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best Oregon RBs include Royce Freeman, LaMichael James, Jonathan Stewart, and Terrence Whitehead.

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

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1
LaMichael James is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time

2009 - 2011

2
De'Anthony Thomas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time
De'Anthony Thomas

2011 - 2013

3
Royce Freeman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time
Royce Freeman

2014 - 2017

4
Jonathan Stewart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time

2005 - 2007

5
Kenjon Barner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time

2009 - 2012

6
Marcus Mariota is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time

2012 - 2014

7
Byron Marshall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time
Byron Marshall

2012 - 2015

8
Jeremiah Johnson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time

2005 - 2008

9
Reuben Droughns is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time

1998 - 1999

10
Onterrio Smith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time

1999 - 2002

11
Maurice Morris is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time

2000 - 2001

12
Mel Renfro is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time

1961 - 1963

13
Bobby Moore is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time
Bobby Moore

1969 - 1971

14
Ricky Whittle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time

1992 - 1995

15
Derek Loville is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time

1986 - 1989

16
Tony Brooks-James is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time
Tony Brooks-James

2015 - 2018

17
Dennis Dixon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time

2004 - 2007

18
Terrence Whitehead is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time

2002 - 2005

19
Saladin McCullough is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time
Saladin McCullough

1996 - 1997

20
Kani Benoit is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time
Kani Benoit

2014 - 2017

21
Thomas Tyner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time

2013 - 2017

22
Jeremiah Masoli is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time

2008 - 2010

23
Don Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time
Don Reynolds

1972 - 1974

24
Tony Cherry is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time
Tony Cherry

1984 - 1985

25
Sean Burwell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Oregon Ducks Running Backs of All Time
Sean Burwell

1990 - 1993