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The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time 

Ranker College Football
Updated December 4, 2019 477 votes 78 voters 1.2k views 30 items

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Tennessee Volunteers running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Tennessee Volunteers history, including current running backs and past ones. This Tennessee football roster has famous All-Americans, Tenneessee running backs in the NFL, and Volunteers players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best Tennessee RBs include Jamal Lewis, Arian Foster, and Reggie Cobb.

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

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1
Jamal Lewis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time

Tennessee career: 1997 - 1999

2
Travis Henry is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time
Travis Henry

Tennessee career: 1997 - 2000

3
Jay Graham is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time
Jay Graham

Tennessee career: 1993 - 1996

4
Charlie Garner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time

Tennessee career: 1992 - 1993

5
James Stewart is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time
James Stewart

Tennessee career: 1991 - 1994

6
Reggie Cobb is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time

Tennessee career: 1987 - 1989

7
Travis Stephens is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time

Tennessee career: 1997 - 2001

8
Montario Hardesty is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time

Tennessee career: 2005 - 2009

9
Arian Foster is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time

Tennessee career: 2005 - 2008

10
Johnnie Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time
Johnnie Jones

Tennessee career: 1981 - 1984

11
Curt Watson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time
Curt Watson

Tennessee career: 1969 - 1971

12
John Kelly is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time

Tennessee career: 2015 - 2017

13
Aaron Hayden is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time
Aaron Hayden

Tennessee career: 1991 - 1994

14
Stanley Morgan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time
Stanley Morgan

1973 - 1976

15
Cedric Houston is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time
Cedric Houston

Tennessee career: 2001 - 2004

16
Jalen Hurd is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time
Jalen Hurd

Tennessee career: 2014 - 2016

17
Tony Thompson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time
Tony Thompson

Tennessee career: 1986 - 1990 

18
Haskel Stanback is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time

Tennessee career: 1971 - 1973

19
Rajion Neal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time

Tennessee career: 2010 - 2013

20
Gerald Riggs, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time
Gerald Riggs, Jr.

Tennessee career: 2002 - 2005

21
Gerald Riggs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time
Gerald Riggs

Tennessee career: 2002 - 2005

22
William Howard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time
William Howard

Tennessee career: 1984 - 1987

23
Marlin Lane Jr. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time
Marlin Lane Jr.

Tennessee career: 2011 - 2014

24
Keith Davis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time

Tennessee career: 1985 - 1988

25
Mallon Faircloth is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tennessee Volunteers Running Backs of All Time
Mallon Faircloth

Tennessee career: 1961 - 1963