College Football The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time  

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Colorado Buffaloes running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Colorado Buffaloes history, including current running backs and past ones. This Colorado football roster has famous All-Americans, Colorado running backs in the NFL, and Buffaloes players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best Colorado RBs include Eric Bieniemy, Phillip Lindsay, Rodney Stewart, and Bobby Purify.

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

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1
12 4
Rashaan Salaam is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time

1992 - 1994

2
11 4
Phillip Lindsay is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
Phillip Lindsay

2014 - 2017

3
12 6
Eric Bieniemy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
Eric Bieniemy

1987 - 1990

4
8 3
Chris Brown is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
Chris Brown

2001 - 2002

5
9 6
Bobby Purify is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
Bobby Purify

2000 - 2004

6
7 4
Rodney Stewart is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
Rodney Stewart

2008 - 2011

7
5 3
Herchell Troutman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
Herchell Troutman

1994 - 1997

8
5 3
Charlie Davis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time

1971 - 1973

9
3 1
Cortlen Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
Cortlen Johnson

1998 - 2001

10
5 4
Hugh Charles is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
Hugh Charles

2004 - 2007

11
4 3
Lee Rouson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
Lee Rouson

1981 - 1984

12
3 2
Lamont Warren is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
Lamont Warren

1991 - 1993

13
3 2
Tony Reed is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
Tony Reed

1975 - 1976

14
4 4
James Mayberry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
James Mayberry

1975 - 1978

15
4 4
J.J. Flannigan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
J.J. Flannigan

1987 - 1989

16
3 3
Christian Powell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
Christian Powell

2012 - 2015

17
2 2
Bill Harris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
Bill Harris

18
1 1
Michael Adkins II is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
Michael Adkins II

2013 - 2017

19
1 1
William Harris is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
William Harris

1965 - 1967

20
1 1
Bo Matthews is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
Bo Matthews

1971 - 1973

21
1 1
Marlon Barnes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time

1994 - 1998

22
1 2
Anthony Weatherspoon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
Anthony Weatherspoon

1984 - 1986

23
0 1
Terry Kunz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
Terry Kunz

1972 - 1975

24
0 1
Ward Walsh is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time
Ward Walsh

1968 - 1970

25
0 1
Tony Jones is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Colorado Buffaloes Running Backs of All Time

2011 - 2014