College Sports The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time  

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Pittsburgh Panthers running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Pittsburgh Panthers history, including current running backs and past ones. This Pittsburgh football roster has famous All-Americans, Pittsburgh running backs in the NFL, and Panthers players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best Pittsburgh RBs include LeSean McCoy, Tony Dorsett, James Conner, and Dion Lewis.

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

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1
140 8
Tony Dorsett is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time

1973 - 1976

2
113 34
LeSean McCoy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time

2007 - 2008

3
112 34
Curtis Martin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time

1991 - 1994

4
96 31
Craig Heyward is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time

1984 - 1987

5
113 42
James Conner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time
James Conner

2014 - 2016

6
90 32
Dion Lewis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time

2009 - 2010

7
59 29
Kevan Barlow is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time
Kevan Barlow

1997 - 2000

8
63 33
Qadree Ollison is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time
Qadree Ollison

2015 - 2018

9
57 30
Curvin Richards is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time
Curvin Richards

1988 - 1990

10
37 16
Elliott Walker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time
Elliott Walker

1974 - 1977

11
54 30
Ray Graham is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time

2009 - 2012

12
31 15
Darrin Hall is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time
Darrin Hall

2015 - 2018

13
43 27
Billy West is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time
Billy West

1993 - 1997

14
41 27
LaRod Stephens-Howling is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time
15
23 13
Paul Martha is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time
Paul Martha

1961 - 1963

16
31 22
Brandon Miree is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time
Brandon Miree

2000 - 2003

17
32 23
Randy McMillan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time

1979 - 1982

18
23 15
Charles Gladman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time
Charles Gladman

1984 - 1986

19
22 15
Bryan Thomas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time

1980 - 1982

20
21 17
Joe McCall is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time
Joe McCall

1980 - 1983

21
17 13
Wayne DiBartola is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time
Wayne DiBartola

1979 - 1981

22
21 18
Rooster Jones is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time
Rooster Jones

1978 - 1980

23
10 8
Rick Leeson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time
Rick Leeson

1961 - 1963

24
10 9
Dwayne Schulters is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time
Dwayne Schulters

1996 - 1997

25
11 11
Denny Ferris is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Running Backs of All Time
Denny Ferris

1968 - 1970