Football The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time  

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Stanford Cardinal running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Stanford Cardinal history, including current running backs and past ones. This Stanford football roster has famous All-Americans, Stanford running backs in the NFL, and Cardinal players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best Stanford RBs include Stepfan Taylor, Christian McCaffrey, Bryce Love, and Tyler Gaffney.

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

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1
28 0
Christian McCaffrey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time

2014 - 2016

2
26 6
Bryce Love is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time
Bryce Love

2015 - 2018

3
18 3
Toby Gerhart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time

2006 - 2009

4
13 2
Brad Muster is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time

1984 - 1987

5
10 1
Tommy Vardell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time

1988 - 1991

6
14 5
Stepfan Taylor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time

2009 - 2012

7
13 6
Darrin Nelson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time

1977 - 1981

8
12 7
Tyler Gaffney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time
Tyler Gaffney

2009 - 2013

9
7 3
Glyn Milburn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time

1988 - 1992

10
4 0
Ron Inge is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time
Ron Inge

1973 - 1976

11
3 0
Kevin Hogan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time
Kevin Hogan

2012 - 2015

12
4 2
Ray Handley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time

1963 - 1965

13
7 6
Anthony Bookman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time
Anthony Bookman

1994 - 1997

14
5 4
Anthony Kimble is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time
Anthony Kimble

2005 - 2008

15
4 3
Mike Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time

1993 - 1997

16
3 2
Jackie Brown is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time
Jackie Brown

1969 - 1971

17
3 2
Bubba Brown is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time
Bubba Brown

1968 - 1969

18
2 1
Don Stevenson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time
Don Stevenson

1974 - 1976

19
2 1
J.R. Lemon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time
J.R. Lemon

2002 - 2005

20
4 4
Kerry Carter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time
Kerry Carter

1999 - 2002 

21
4 4
Scott Laidlaw is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time
Scott Laidlaw

1972 - 1974

22
1 1
Howie Williams is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time

1967 - 1969

23
1 1
Ellery Roberts is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time
Ellery Roberts

1990 - 1992

24
1 1
Anthony Wilkerson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time
Anthony Wilkerson

2010 - 2013

25
6 7
Brian Allen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Stanford Cardinal Running Backs of All Time
Brian Allen

1998 - 2001