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Big fan of San Francisco football? Then check out this list of San Francisco 49ers running backs with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting running back from throughout San Francisco 49ers history, including current running backs and past ones. Featuring some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best 49ers RBs include Frank Gore, Garrison Hearst, O. J. Simpson, and Roger Craig.

In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current San Francisco 49ers starting RBs and backup RBs are Carlos Hyde, Matt Breida, and Raheem Mostert. 

Who are the best running backs in San Francisco 49ers history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of San Francisco 49ers starting running back.

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Frank Gore is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Frank Gore Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

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Ricky Watters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Ricky Watters Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992

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Kevan Barlow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Kevan Barlow Seasons: 2005, 2004

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Carlos Hyde is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Carlos Hyde Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

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Garrison Hearst is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Garrison Hearst Seasons: 2003, 2002, 2001, 1998, 1997

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Terry Kirby is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Terry Kirby Seasons: 1996

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Derek Loville is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Derek Loville Seasons: 1995

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Paul Hofer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Paul Hofer Seasons: 1980

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Charlie Garner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Charlie Garner Seasons: 2000, 1999

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Bruce Miller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Bruce Miller Seasons: 2014, 2013

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Joe Cribbs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Joe Cribbs Seasons: 1986

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Roger Craig is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Roger Craig Seasons: 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987

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Delvin Williams is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Delvin Williams Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975

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Ricky Patton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Ricky Patton Seasons: 1981

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O. J. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
O. J. Simpson Seasons: 1979, 1978

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Ken Willard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Ken Willard Seasons: 1971

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Vic Washington is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Vic Washington Seasons: 1973, 1972

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Wendell Tyler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Wendell Tyler Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983

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Wilbur Jackson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Wilbur Jackson Seasons: 1974

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Jeff Moore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Jeff Moore Seasons: 1982

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Dexter Carter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Dexter Carter Seasons: 1991

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Doug Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Running Backs of All Time
Doug Cunningham Seasons: 1970