Avon Cobourne is an American professional Canadian football running back who is currently a free agent. He was a running back for West Virginia University from (1999–2002) before entering the NFL.
Cobourne became the Montreal Alouettes's starting running back in 2008, in which he finished the season with 1,557 all-purpose yards and was named a CFL East Division All-Star. He followed this up with an outstanding 2009 season where he rushed for 1,214 yards and 13 touchdowns, culminating in CFL All-Star recognition and being named the MVP of the 2009 Grey Cup.
Cobourne, Amos Zereoue, and Steve Slaton are often considered the greatest backs in school history.