Henry Jenkins (1969) averaged 27.7 yards, good for the 5th best season average all-time.
Bill Stephens (1971-1972) is 5th in career kickoff returns with 43. Stephens ran back a 98-yarder against Northern Arizona in 1972.
Rolly Woolsey (1972-1974) has the #3 longest postseason kickoff return, as the future Dallas Cowboy sprinted for a 52-yard gain against South Dakota in 1973.
John Smith (1972-1975) is #2 for postseason kickoff return average; Smith averaged 34.5 yards a return in 4 playoff games. The highlight for Smith was his 86 yard return against South Dakota in the 1973 Division 2 playoff game.
Gary Rosolowich (1973-1976) is #4 all-time with a super 25.3 career average (58 returns for 1,465 yards) and he's 3rd for career kickoff returns with 58. He ran back 2 kickoffs, a 93-yarder against Nevada in 19876 and a 90-yarder vs. Cal Poly-SLO in 1975.
John Broadous (1981-1982) had a 100-yard kickoff return against Idaho in 1981.
Tony Hunter (1984-1985) netted a career 24.3 average (16 returns for 389 yards) which places him 6th all-time.
Chris Truitt (1986, 1988) is 4th in career kickoff returns with 44. Truitt was named to the All-Big Sky team in 1986.
Chris Thomas (1988-1991) is 4th in the record books for his 1989 average of 27.9 yards per return. Thomas ran back a 94-yarder against Northern Arizona in 1989.
Kerry Lawyer (1991-1993) is 3rd in kickoff return average for a season with an even 28 yards per return in 1991.
Willie Bowens (1993-1994) ranks 5th in career kickoff return average with an even 25 yards per return (25 for 389 yards). His incredible performance against Marshall in the 1994 I-AA Semifinal game, when he racked up 146 yards in returns against the Thundering Herd, was a major reason why Boise State was in the national championship that year. This was typical of the postseason performance for Bowens--for the 4 playoff games that year, Bowens averaged 35.2 yards per return.
Andre Horace (1995-1996) is the all-time record holder for career average with 26.7 on 16 returns for 427 yards. Horace ran a kickoff to the Bronco 6 all the way back against Utah State in 1995.
Brock Forsey (1999-2002) is #2 in career kickoff returns with 63. He is also #3 for his 20.8 return average in the postseason.
David Mikell (2000-2003) is the all-time record holder for his 71 kickoff returns as well as his 28.7 average in 2000. He also is #2 in season return average with his 28.4 per return in 2001 and #2 with a career mark of 26.4 (those 71 returns for 1,896 yards). Mikell scored 2 98-yard touchdowns in his career, a gem against Arkansas in 2000 followed the next season by a run to the house against Hawai'i in 2000.
Chris Carr (2000-2004) has the #3 kickoff return average for his career (40 for 1,037) with a 25.9. Carr is currently with the Oakland Raiders of the NFL.