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Independence Community College running back Rakeem Boyd carries the ball during the Midwest Classic Bowl game against Northeastern Oklahoma A&M on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2017, in Miami, Okla.
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Independence (Kan.) Community College coach Jason Brown has tutored great talents through the years, and Arkansas running back Rakeem Boyd is one of the best.
Rakeem Boyd at a glance
CLASS Redshirt sophomore
POSITION Running back
HEIGHT/WEIGHT 6-0, 210 pounds
AGE 20 (born Feb. 18, 2008)
SCHOOL Independence (Kan.) Community College
NOTEWORTHY Rushed for 6,436 yards and 80 touchdowns in his high school career at Houston Stratford … named the District 19-5A Overall MVP as a senior, District 19-5A Co-MVP as a junior after rushing for 2,519 yards and 29 touchdowns on 246 carries … ESPN rated him a 4-star prospect and the No. 23 running back in the nation in 2015 … rushed for 1,211 yards and 14 touchdowns on 192 carries last year while averaging 121.1 yards a game.
The fifth in a series highlighting newcomers to the Arkansas Razorbacks football team.
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