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The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time

Updated December 4, 2019 519 votes 100 voters 1.7k views30 items

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Rutgers Scarlet Knights running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Rutgers Scarlet Knights history, including current running backs and past ones. This Rutgers football roster has famous All-Americans, Rutgers running backs in the NFL, and Scarlet Knights players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best Rutgers RBs include Ray Rice, Terrell Willis, Robert Martin, and Jawan Jamison.

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

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  • 1
    Ray Rice is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time

    2005 - 2007

  • 2
    Terrell Willis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    28
    10

    Terrell Willis

    1993 - 1995

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    J.J. Jennings is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    21
    6

    J.J. Jennings

    1971 - 1973

  • 4
    Jawan Jamison is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time

    2011 - 2012

  • 5
    Glen Kehler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    19
    12

    Glen Kehler

    1975 - 1978

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    Mike Botti is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    16
    11

    Mike Botti

    1986 - 1989

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    Mike Fisher is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    10
    4

    Mike Fisher

    1974 - 1977 

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    Albert Ray is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    14
    9

    Albert Ray

    1979 - 1981

  • 9
    Jacki Crooks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    11
    6

    Jacki Crooks

    1996 - 1999

  • 10
    Mark Lassiter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    9
    4

    Mark Lassiter

    1975 - 1977

  • 11
    Josh Hicks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    8
    2

    Josh Hicks

    2014 - 2017

  • 12
    Curt Edwards is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    9
    5

    Curt Edwards

    1973 - 1975 

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    Bruce Van Ness is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    8
    4

    Bruce Van Ness

    1967 - 1969

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    Craig Mitter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    6
    2

    Craig Mitter

    1991 - 1992

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    Dennis Thomas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    2
    0

    Dennis Thomas

    1998 - 2001

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    Justin Goodwin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    5
    2

    Justin Goodwin

    2013 - 2016

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    Henry Henderson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    2
    0

    Henry Henderson

    1985 - 1989

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    Steve Simms is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    2
    0

    Steve Simms

    1959 - 1961

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    Joe Martinek is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    6
    6

    Joe Martinek

    2008 - 2011

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    Larry Robertson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    5
    5

    Larry Robertson

    1969 - 1972

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    Paul James is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    10
    13

    Paul James

    2012 - 2015

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    Robert Martin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    12
    16

    Robert Martin

    2014 - 2017

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    Bryant Moore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    2
    2

    Bryant Moore

    1979 - 1982

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    Ted Blackwell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    5
    7

    Ted Blackwell

    1977 - 1980

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    Curtis Stephens is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All Time
    5
    8

    Curtis Stephens

    1984 - 1987

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