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The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time 

Ranker College Football
Updated December 4, 2019 401 votes 47 voters 30 items

List Rules Vote based only on college careers.

College football fans, we’re ranking the best USC Trojans running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout USC Trojans history, including current running backs and past ones. This USC football roster has famous All-Americans, USC running backs in the NFL, and Trojans players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best USC RBs include Marcus Allen, O.J. Simpson, and Reggie Bush.

Who are the greatest running backs in USC Trojans history? Add your favorites if they're not all on this list of University of Southern California football players who have played as running back. Vote below, then head over and check out the best USC wide receivers ever.

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Marcus Allen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time

USC career: 1978 - 1981

2
Charles White is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time

USC career: 1976 - 1979

3
Reggie Bush is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time

USC career: 2003 - 2005

4
O. J. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time

USC career: 1967 - 1968

5
Mike Garrett is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time

USC career: 1953 - 1965

6
Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time

USC career: 1972 - 1974

7
LenDale White is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time

USC career: 2003 - 2005

8
Ricky Bell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time

USC career: 1974 - 1976

9
Sam Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time

USC career: 1970 - 1972

10
Ronald Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time

USC career: 2015 - 2017

11
Shawn Walters is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time
Shawn Walters

USC career: 1993 - 1996

12
Joe McKnight is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time

USC career: 2007 - 2009

13
Ricky Ervins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time
Ricky Ervins

USC career: 1987 - 1990

14
Sultan McCullough is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time
Sultan McCullough

USC career: 1999 - 2002

15
Javorius Allen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time
Javorius Allen

USC career: 2012 - 2014

16
Ryan Knight is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time
Ryan Knight

USC career: 1984 - 1987

17
Allen Bradford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time
Allen Bradford

USC career: 2006 - 2010

18
Marc Tyler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time
Marc Tyler

USC career: 2008 - 2011

19
Stafon Johnson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time
Stafon Johnson

USC career: 2006 - 2009

20
Curtis McNeal is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time
Curtis McNeal

USC career: 2009 - 2012

21
Clarence Davis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time

1969 - 1970

22
Leroy Holt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time
Leroy Holt

USC career: 1986 - 1989

23
Chad Morton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time

USC career: 1996  - 1999

24
Fred Crutcher is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time
Fred Crutcher

USC career: 1981 - 1985

25
Chauncey Washington is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best USC Trojans Running Backs of All Time
Chauncey Washington

USC career: 2003 - 2007