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Paul Allen
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Successful NFL players with lackluster college stats
Priest Holmes career stats at Texas:

Attempts: 252
Yards: 1276
Avg: 5.1
TD: 20

Had only 7 TD’s FR-JR years until his final season where he had 13 TD’s on only 59 carries.

Played in 36 games and stayed all 4 years.

Bizarre numbers to say the least.

Went on to a stellar 2001-2004 and was a mainstay in several fantasy football lineups.


Geaux23
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re: Successful NFL players with lackluster college stats
Idk if I would call 20 tds lackluster
certainly not what he did in the nfl but those few carries probably left a lot of tread on the tires


teke184
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re: Successful NFL players with lackluster college stats
Most RBs from Tennessee come to mind between Arian Foster and Alvin Kamara.


Mystery
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re: Successful NFL players with lackluster college stats
Hunter
Like 4 sacks in college and already over 50 in the nfl at 25 years old.
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saintsfan22
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re: Successful NFL players with lackluster college stats
Tom Brady


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Paul Allen
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re: Successful NFL players with lackluster college stats
Arian Foster

He finished UT with 2,964 yards. Not sure what you’re talking about.


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TigerMan327
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re: Successful NFL players with lackluster college stats
Josh Jacobs almost matched his career rushing yards total from Alabama in his rookie season for the Raiders. Would have surpassed it if he didn’t miss 3 games due to injury


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TotesMcGotes
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re: Successful NFL players with lackluster college stats
Pretty sure Warren Moon was mediocre at best in college.

ETA: Career 48.8%, 6.6 YPA, 19 TDs, 17 INTs.
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yaboidarrell
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re: Successful NFL players with lackluster college stats
Danielle Hunter had 4.5 sacks in 3 seasons at LSU. He has 54.5 in 5 seasons with the Vikings.

Good ole Chavis using one of the best NFL pass rushers as the contain guy.


Paul Allen
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re: Successful NFL players with lackluster college stats
Look at his yardage. A little over 1200 in 4 years playing in 36 games?

That’s 35 yards per game average


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Winston Cup
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re: Successful NFL players with lackluster college stats
Priest Holmes tore his acl in a spring game

Frank gore also comes to mind recently for a guy top 5 in all time yds


Geaux23
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re: Successful NFL players with lackluster college stats
I think there’s plenty better examples
Danielle hunter for example


1BamaRTR
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re: Successful NFL players with lackluster college stats
I think Holmes is a great example. Averaging 35 ypg is pretty lackluster for a guy who ended up being a 3x 1st All Pro.


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re: Successful NFL players with lackluster college stats
Probably need to bring up Aaron Rodgers

Despite how you feel about him on a personal level, he was a CC transfer that is a future HOF
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Paul Allen
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Geaux23
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re: Successful NFL players with lackluster college stats
He was never the starter at Texas.
He was fifth on the team in rushes his first two seasons. Second his junior year, his senior year they had Ricky
I guess that makes it lackluster idk why I’m arguing lol


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FightnBobLafollette
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re: Successful NFL players with lackluster college stats
quote:

Pretty sure Warren Moon was mediocre at best in college.


How many co player of the year are mediocre at best? How many qbs who lead their team to the pac 8 title and win mvp of the rose bowl are mediocre?


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Bucky Godbolt got him injured overworking him in practice and let Ricky slack off and smoke dope


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TotesMcGotes
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re: Successful NFL players with lackluster college stats
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How many co player of the year are mediocre at best? How many qbs who lead their team to the pac 8 title and win mvp of the rose bowl are mediocre?

At least one.


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FightnBobLafollette
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Frank gore also comes to mind recently for a guy top 5 in all time yds


As someone who watches him, his stats weren’t lackluster. He might have been the best freshmen back I’ve ever seen. 9.1 ypc.

He had 197 carries for 945 and 8 tds off a blown out knee.


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