With Phillip Lindsay off to the NFL, Colorado has a lot of production to replace at the running back position.
Travon McMillian could fill that void.
McMillian, a graduate transfer from Virginia Tech, announced Saturday that he will complete his collegiate career with the Buffs. The 6-foot, 205-pound McMillian rushed for 2,152 yards and 16 touchdowns over his three seasons with the Hokies.
I want to thank all the coaches for this awesome recruiting experience but I have decided to attend the University of Colorado. Looking forward for this opportunity! #GoBuffs @ESPNCFB @pac12 @HamiltonESPN @rivalsmike @SWiltfong247 @CBSSports @CFBLive @CFBONFOX @247Sports
— Travon McMillian (@tmcmillian2) January 20, 2018
McMillian’s first season at Tech was his best season. As a freshman, he rushed for 1,042 yards and seven scores, but hasn’t matched that production in the seasons since. In 2016, McMillian totaled 671 yards and seven scores before rushing for 439 yards and two scores in 2017.
At Colorado, McMillian joins a running back group alongside senior Donovan Lee (422 yards), junior Beau Bisharat (106 yards), sophomore Kyle Evans (400 yards) and redshirt freshman Alex Fontenot.
After winning 10 games and the Pac-12 South title in 2016, the Buffs went 5-7 in 2017.
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