The Best Texas Longhorns Running Backs of All Time

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Texas Longhorns running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Texas Longhorns history, including current running backs and past ones. This Texas football roster has famous All-Americans, Texas running backs in the NFL, and Longhorns players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best Texas RBs include Ricky Williams, Earl Campbell, and Jamaal Charles.

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

Ranked by
  • Texas career: 1995 - 1998

  • Texas career: 1974 - 1977

  • Texas career: 2005 - 2007

  • Texas career: 1992 - 1996

  • Texas career: 2001 - 2004

  • Texas career: 1972 - 1974

  • Texas career: 1985 - 1988

  • Texas career: 2014 - 2016

  • Texas career: 2002 - 2006

  • Texas career: 1968 - 1970

  • Texas career: 1966 - 1968

  • Ted Koy
    12

    Texas career: 1967 - 1969

  • Shon Mitchell
    13

    Shon Mitchell

    Texas career: 1995 - 1996

  • Texas career: 2011 - 2014

  • Texas career: 1959 - 1961

  • Texas career: 1969 - 1971

  • Texas career: 1980 - 1984

  • Hodges Mitchell
    18

    Hodges Mitchell

    Texas career: 1997 - 2000

  • Tommy Ford
    19

    Tommy Ford

    Texas career: 1961 - 1963

  • Johnathan Gray
    20

    Johnathan Gray

    Texas career: 2012 - 2015

  • Joe Bergeron
    21

    Joe Bergeron

    Texas career: 2011 - 2013

  • Texas career: 2008 - 2011

  • Adrian Walker
    23

    Adrian Walker

    Texas career: 1989 - 1992

  • Rodrick Walker
    24

    Rodrick Walker

    Texas career: 1991 - 1994

  • Phil Brown
    25

    Phil Brown

    Texas career: 1990 - 1993