Dec 27, 2013; San Francisco, CA, USA; Washington Huskies running back Bishop Sankey (25) rushes for a touchdown against the Brigham Young Cougars during the first half at AT

2014 NFL Draft: Washington Huskies running back Bishop Sankey will go pro

Washington Huskies junior running back Bishop Sankey was one of the most dynamic running backs in the country in 2013, rushing for 1,870 yards–third in the nation– and 20 touchdowns on 327 carries.

Now, he will see if he can translate those skills to the professional level, as ESPN’s Joe Schad is reporting that Sankey has declared his intentions to enter the 2014 NFL Draft:


In his career for Washington, Sankey finished up with over 3,400 yards and 37 touchdowns for former head coach Steve Sarkisian, who is off to USC to become the head coach of the Trojans, which could have played a small part in Sankey’s decision to go.

He didn’t point out Sarkisian specifically in regards to his decision, but he did point to factors of timing as well as the rigorous position he plays:


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