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The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All-Time  

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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
J.J. Jennings is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All-Time
J.J. Jennings

1971 - 1973

3
Terrell Willis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All-Time
Terrell Willis

1993 - 1995

4
Jacki Crooks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All-Time
Jacki Crooks

1996 - 1999

5
Albert Ray is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All-Time
Albert Ray

1979 - 1981

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

1986 - 1989

7
Jawan Jamison is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All-Time

2011 - 2012

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

2014 - 2017

9
Craig Mitter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All-Time
Craig Mitter

1991 - 1992

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

1974 - 1977 

11
Mark Lassiter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All-Time
Mark Lassiter

1975 - 1977

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

1975 - 1978

13
Curt Edwards is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All-Time
Curt Edwards

1973 - 1975 

14
Bruce Van Ness is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All-Time
Bruce Van Ness

1967 - 1969

15
Bruce Presley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All-Time
Bruce Presley

1991 - 1995

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

2014 - 2017

17
Billy Austin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All-Time
Billy Austin

1956 - 19

18
Paul James is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All-Time
Paul James

2012 - 2015

19
Albert Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All-Time
Albert Smith

1982 - 1985

20
Bryant Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All-Time
Bryant Mitchell

1966 - 1968

21
Joe Martinek is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All-Time
Joe Martinek

2008 - 2011

22
Curtis Stephens is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All-Time
Curtis Stephens

1984 - 1987

23
Steve Simms is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All-Time
Steve Simms

1959 - 1961

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

1977 - 1980

25
Dennis Thomas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running Backs of All-Time
Dennis Thomas

1998 - 2001