Posted On: 01/14/21 8:13 PM

The Class of 2022 is leaving an impressive mark in Colorado.

From the recruiting trail to their performance on the field this past fall, many players are standing out. One area that the class stood out the most is on special teams, primarily returning kicks. From kickoffs to punts, there were many players that dazzled with the ball in their hands and made big plays there for their respective teams.

Here is a look at the top returners from the Class of 2022 from this past fall.

Rand Butler, 2022, 6’0, 185, WR/DB, Rampart

A master in the open field, Butler is a creative runner who will make defenders miss and sets up running lanes well. He will go north to south, but he will also get away from defenders going east to west and then turn up field for yards. Butler broke a number of big returns throughout the season, finishing with 218 kickoff return yards and 184 punt return yards. He was effective doing both and scored two touchdowns on punt returns. His longest returns were 72 yards in kickoff and 70 in punt. Those returns added to a steady offensive season with four other touchdowns scored on

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