College Football The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time  

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Purdue Boilermakers running backs of all time. It includes every starting running back throughout Purdue Boilermakers history, including current running backs and past ones. This Purdue football roster has famous All-Americans, Purdue running backs in the NFL, and Boilermakers players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college running backs of all time, the best Purdue RBs include Mike Alstott, Kory Sheets, Markell Jones, and Akeem Hunt.

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

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17 4
Mike Alstott is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time

1992 - 1995

2
9 1
Leroy Keyes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time

1966 - 1968

3
9 2
Otis Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time

1970 - 1972

4
12 5
Montrell Lowe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time
Montrell Lowe

1999 - 2002

5
8 2
D.J. Knox is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time
D.J. Knox

2014 - 2018

6
9 3
Markell Jones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time
Markell Jones

2015 - 201

7
10 4
Corey Rogers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time
Corey Rogers

1991 - 1995

8
9 4
Edwin Watson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time
Edwin Watson

1994 - 1997

9
10 5
Kory Sheets is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time
Kory Sheets

2005 - 2008

10
8 3
Jerod Void is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time
Jerod Void

2002 - 2005

11
9 5
Akeem Hunt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time
Akeem Hunt

2011 - 2014

12
6 2
Perry Williams is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time
Perry Williams

1966 - 1968

13
4 0
John Macon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time
John Macon

1977 - 1980

14
6 4
Ralph Bolden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time
Ralph Bolden

2008 - 2012

15
4 2
Jaycen Taylor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time
Jaycen Taylor

2006 - 2009

16
3 1
Joey Harris is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time
Joey Harris

2001 - 2002

17
3 1
Jeff Hill is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time
Jeff Hill

1990 - 1993

18
2 0
Gordon Teter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time
Gordon Teter

1963 - 1965

19
2 0
Mike Pruitt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time

1973 - 1975

20
2 0
Jimmy Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time

1979 - 1981

21
7 6
Scott Dierking is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time
Scott Dierking

1973 - 1976

22
6 5
Brandon Jones is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time
Brandon Jones

2002 - 2005

23
3 2
John Skibinski is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time
John Skibinski

1975 - 1977

24
1 0
James Medlock is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time
James Medlock

1984 - 1987

25
1 0
Wally Jones is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Purdue Boilermakers Running Backs of All Time
Wally Jones

1978 - 1981