Before there was Todd Gurley and Keith Marshall, the Georgia Bulldogs had another stud running back by the name of Isaiah Crowell. In helping the Bulldogs get to the 2011 SEC Championship Game, Crowell was the 2011 SEC Freshman of the Year after rushing for 850 yards and five touchdowns.
Prior to the 2012 campaign, Crowell was unfortunately kicked off the team by head coach Mark Richt following being charged for weapons-related felonies. After that, he wound up at FCS Alabama State, where he was able to play immediately.
After just two seasons there, he has now decided that he will throw his name into the hat for the 2014 NFL Draft, as he’s now three years out of high school.
His head coach, Reggie Barlow, made the announcement following the team’s game on Thursday:
“We’ve talked about it. Honestly, when he came here that was one of the things that we talked about when he arrived that he would be here two years and that would be his goal. Throughout the season, we haven’t had much talk about it but we have confirmed that that’s what he’s gonna do as of right now.”