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The Best Boise State Broncos Running Backs of All Time

Updated December 4, 2019 2.6k votes 365 voters 5.6k views29 items

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Boise State Broncos running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Boise State Broncos history, including current running backs and past ones. This Boise State football roster has famous All-Americans, Boise State running backs in the NFL, and Broncos players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best Boise State RBs include Brock Forsey, Jay Ajayi, Ian Johnson, and Gavin Reed.

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

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  • Jay Ajayi1

    2012 - 2014

  • Doug Martin2

    2007 - 2011

  • Alexander Mattison3
    153
    76

    Alexander Mattison

    2016 - 2018

  • Ian Johnson4
    121
    77

    Ian Johnson

    2005 - 2008

  • Jeremy McNichols5
    107
    75

    Jeremy McNichols

    2014 - 2016

  • Brock Forsey6
    80
    59

    Brock Forsey

    1999 - 2002

  • D. J. Harper7
    59
    47

    D. J. Harper

    2007 - 2010

  • Jeremy Avery8
    54
    49

    Jeremy Avery

    2007 - 2010

  • Jeff Carpenter9
    43
    36

    Jeff Carpenter

    2002 - 2005

  • David Mikell10
    34
    39

    David Mikell

    2000 - 2003

  • Lee Marks11
    31
    40

    Lee Marks

    2003 - 2005

  • Donny Heck12
    25
    33

    Donny Heck

    2001 - 2003

  • Jon Helmandollar13
    33
    47

    Jon Helmandollar

    2004 - 2006

  • Eron Hurley14
    26
    37

    Eron Hurley

    1996 - 1998

  • Matt Kaiserman15
    25
    38

    Matt Kaiserman

    2008 - 2010

  • Brett Denton16
    20
    32

    Brett Denton

    2003 - 2006

  • Ryan Wolpin17
    20
    38

    Ryan Wolpin

    2015 - 2017

  • Jarvis Hodge18
    12
    27

    Jarvis Hodge

    2006 - 2010

  • Devan Demas19
    16
    34

    Devan Demas

    2013 - 2016

  • Davy Malaythong20
    9
    23

    Davy Malaythong

    1996 - 2000

  • Jack Fields21
    14
    32

    Jack Fields

    2012 - 2015

  • Drew Wright22
    10
    26

    Drew Wright

    2009 - 2012

  • Kelsey Young23
    11
    28

    Kelsey Young

    2012 - 2015

  • Aristotle Thompson24
    9
    26

    Aristotle Thompson

    1999 - 2000

  • Aaron Baltazar25
    15
    36

    Aaron Baltazar

    2013 - 2015