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The Best Texas Longhorns Running Backs of All Time

Updated December 4, 2019 1.1k votes 219 voters 4.5k views30 items

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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.

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  • 1

    Texas career: 1974 - 1977

  • 2

    Texas career: 1995 - 1998

  • 3
    70
    22

    Cedric Benson

    Texas career: 2001 - 2004

  • 4
    60
    16

    Priest Holmes

    Texas career: 1992 - 1996

  • 5

    Texas career: 2005 - 2007

  • 6

    Texas career: 2014 - 2016

  • 7

    Texas career: 1972 - 1974

  • 8

    Texas career: 1985 - 1988

  • 9
    20
    8

    Selvin Young

    Texas career: 2002 - 2006

  • 10
    27
    17

    Chris Gilbert

    Texas career: 1966 - 1968

  • 11

    Texas career: 1968 - 1970

  • 12
    23
    16

    Malcolm Brown

    Texas career: 2011 - 2014

  • 13
    14
    9

    Shon Mitchell

    Texas career: 1995 - 1996

  • 14
    11
    6

    Cody Johnson

    Texas career: 2008 - 2011

  • 15
    24
    24

    Johnathan Gray

    Texas career: 2012 - 2015

  • 16
    8
    5

    Ted Koy

    Texas career: 1967 - 1969

  • 17

    Texas career: 1969 - 1971

  • 18
    11
    9

    Hodges Mitchell

    Texas career: 1997 - 2000

  • 19
    16
    19

    A.J. Jones

    Texas career: 1978 - 1981

  • 20
    8
    8

    Darron Norris

    Texas career: 1985 - 1988

  • 21
    8
    8

    Joe Bergeron

    Texas career: 2011 - 2013

  • 22
    5
    6

    Adrian Walker

    Texas career: 1989 - 1992

  • 23
    5
    6

    Darryl Clark

    Texas career: 1980 - 1982

  • 24
    7
    9

    Phil Brown

    Texas career: 1990 - 1993

  • 25
    5
    8

    Terry Orr

    Texas career: 1980 - 1984