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Top 5 Running Backs in Carolina Panthers Franchise History

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5. Tim Biakabutuka

Tim Biakabutuka was drafted by the Panthers in the first round of the 1996 NFL Draft after doing big things in college at Michigan. Biakabutuka looked to do the same thing with the Panthers, but he could never get anything going because of nagging injuries. However, as he got older, he became stronger and finished his stint with the Panthers as one of the top rushers in franchise history.

Biakabutka made history as he became the first player in Carolina history to have two 60-yard touchdown runs in the same game. For his career, Biakabutuka played in 51 games and registered 35 starts. He tallied 2,530 rushing yards, 789 receiving yards and 17 total touchdowns. His best season was in 1999 where he rushed for 718 yards and six touchdowns. He also had a career average yards per carry of 5.2.