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All-Time Best Colorado Buffaloes Football Players

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Ranking the best football players to ever suit up for the Colorado Buffaloes college football team

Rated 1 point - posted 7 years ago by rsnc in category Sports.
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Rashaan Salaam Report Abuse
18 points - added 7 years ago by rsnc - 2 comments
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There is no e in Buffalo.
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The Buffaloes only Heisman Trophy winner. Was a 2000+ yard running back in 1994.
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Kordell Stewart Report Abuse
17 points - added 7 years ago by rsnc - 1 comment
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Dynamic quarterback who became a do everything offensive weapon in the pros for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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Rod Perry Report Abuse
Talk about a great defensive back. Perry was the real deal. Superstar talent translated to great college and pro careers.
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Bobby Anderson Report Abuse
Buffalo Bobby - nuff said!!
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Herb Orvis Report Abuse
Hall of Fame inductee dominated at every turn. Orvis was a super star Buff plain and simple.
10 points - added 1 year ago by guest - 1 comment
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He saved my life when I was in 7th grade. :-)
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Alfred Williams Report Abuse
H boy superstar. Defensive domination was his game. Can you say sack?
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Byron White Report Abuse
All-American Halfback. Led the NFL in rushing in '38 and '41. NFL's highest paid player in '39. College Football Hall of Famer. Supreme Court Justice too!
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Hail Irwin Report Abuse
Heroic Buff superstar. Hale and his brother Phil must be near the top of any Buff list. Thanks for everything Hale.
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Mark Haynes Report Abuse
Talent level for this defensive back was extraordinary. He was the man, always will be. Haynes should be in college football Hall of Fame.
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Michael Westbrook Report Abuse
9 points - added 7 years ago by rsnc - 1 comment
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Great complementary receiver to Charles Johnson in the early 90's. Went on to play for the Washington Redskins of the NFL.
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Derek Singleton Report Abuse
Fight on CU. Fight on CU. Continuing inspiration for all Buffs!
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Sal Aunese Report Abuse
Buff icon. Helped take Buffs to promised land. Sal Aunese will always be CU football!
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Cliff Branch Report Abuse
Faster than greased lightning. Set the standard for great Buff receivers.
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joe romig Report Abuse
Great O lineman. Name will forever be held dear by all Buff fans.
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Mike Pritchard Report Abuse
Any great Buff list must include this talented offensive star. Pritchard helped bring Buff football to the highest level. Pritchard was simply dazzling.
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charlie davis Report Abuse
Great past Buff running back. Amazing runner in old Big 8 Conference. fast, strong, durable and quick,
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Darian Hagan Report Abuse
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Don Poppelwell Report Abuse
Great Buff center. Easily one of Buff's best offensive linemen. Dominated and helped vault CU into national power.
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Don Anderson Report Abuse
A Buff all-time star. How could anyone, anywhere be a better defensive back than the great Donnie Anderson.
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Dick Anderson is the name. Yes, superstar Buff and All Pro DB.
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Cullen Bryant Report Abuse
Big, strong, and fast. Bryant had it all. Colorado Springs product is one of Buffs greats. Never ever forget Mr. Bryant.
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JV Caine Report Abuse
Dominating tight end. Nobody, and I mean nobody had more talent than Caine. Will always be remembered as one of Buffs very best.
6 points - added 1 year ago by guest - 1 comment
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You called Dick Anderson Donnie and misspelled Cain's last name. Try proof reading.
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Dave Logan Report Abuse
Denver media personality and successful High School coach was Buff star. Excelled on the hardwood and also in the NFL. A great Buff if there ever was one
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Bud Magrum Report Abuse
The animal. Kept the Bengal Tigers, and every other opponent out of the end zone. Magrum was one tough man. Easily an all-time Buff great.
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John Bad Dude Stearns Report Abuse
Greatest Buff hitter of all-time. The Bad Dude punished people - just ask Air Force All American Ernie Jennings.
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Jon Keyworth Report Abuse
One of Buffs all time favorites. Helped CU raise the bar in Big 8. Big and talented runner and pass catcher. Hip hip hoozah for Mr. Keyworth.
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Bill Brundige Report Abuse
Small town Colorado boy makes it big. An absolute all time great Buff. Long live Haxtun , Colorado.
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Matt Russell Report Abuse
Dominating linebacker and multiple award winner. So good it was scary. Easily ranks as one of, if not the best, Buff defender ever. Has taken his skills to the Denver Bronco organization and is as good in the front office as he was on the gridiron.
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Greg Biekert Report Abuse
Finest Buff linebacker ever. Nobody could run by him. Super NFL career.
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Eric Bieniemy Report Abuse
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Kanavis McGee Report Abuse
H boy hitting machine. An absolute must on any and all Buff lists.
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Chris Naeole Report Abuse
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Charles Johnson Report Abuse
4 points - added 7 years ago by rsnc - 1 comment
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One of the top receivers in college football in 1993.
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Chris Brown Report Abuse
4 points - added 7 years ago by rsnc - 1 comment
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Talented, punishing running back for the Buffaloes that went on to play in the NFL.
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Mason Crosby Report Abuse
3 points - added 7 years ago by rsnc - 1 comment
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Great collegiate placekicker who is having an outstanding career in the NFL.
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Michael Lewis Report Abuse
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Paul Richardson Report Abuse
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Jordon Dizon, Report Abuse
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Eric Bienemy Report Abuse
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Andre Gurode Report Abuse
2 points - added 7 years ago by rsnc - 1 comment
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Dominating linemen for the Buffs that went on to play for the Cowboys of the NFL.
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Boyd Dowler Report Abuse
Superstar Buff and superstar NFL talent. One of the top Buffs of all-time.
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Joel Steed Report Abuse
Man in the Middle. Denver-area nose tackle took his strength and power to great NFL career. A top CU defensive lineman.
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Daniel Graham Report Abuse
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Justin Bannan Report Abuse
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Deon Figures Report Abuse
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Koy Detmer Report Abuse
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Chad Brown Report Abuse
Outstanding linebacker who went on to play 15 years in the NFL
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Mason Crosby Report Abuse
Best placekicker in CU history, also successful in the NFL
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Leon White Report Abuse
Yes, Big Van Vader was one bad ass Buff!
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Mike Montler Report Abuse
Unforgettable name in Buff sports. One great football player.
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Rick Kay Report Abuse
Seemingly forgotten Buff star. Was mainstay on great CU defenses. Kay was flat out GOOD!
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Lawrence Vickers Report Abuse
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Hannibal Navies Report Abuse
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