SAQUON BARKLEY

HOMETOWN: Coplay, PA

DATE OF BIRTH: February 9, 1997

COLLEGE: Penn State University

POSITION: Running Back

TEAM: New York Giants

 

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Barkley dominated the 2018 NFL Combine, recording a 4.40 40-time, 29 bench press reps and a 41-inch vertical jump
  • Barkley broke the program record at Penn State for receptions by a running back with 46 catches and for consecutive games with a touch down (15 games)
  • During his sophomore season, Barkley started all 14 games and became the first Penn State player since Larry Johnson to post back-to-back games with 200-plus all-purpose yards. Barkley led the Big Ten in touchdowns (22)
  • During his first year, Barkley set the Penn State record for rushing yards (1,076), 182 carries and seven touchdowns during the 2015 Penn State football season campaign
  • Barkley played collegiately for three seasons at Penn State University before declaring for the 2018 NFL Draft

AWARDS:

  • Six-time Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (2016, 2017)
  • ESPN and Sporting News Midseason All American (2017)
  • Walter Camp First Team All-American (2017)
  • Fiesta Bowl Champion (2017)
  • Paul Hornung Award (2017)
  • Big Ten Running Back of the Year (2016)

OFF FIELD HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Barkley has four siblings (Shaquona, Aliyah, Rashard and Ali)

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