Raheim Sanders - Football - Arkansas Razorbacks

#5 Raheim Sanders

RB | So | 6-2 | 227 | Rockledge, Fla. | Rockledge HS

2021 SEC All-Freshman (Coaches)

2021 (FRESHMAN): Earned SEC All-Freshman honors from the league’s coaches after playing in all 13 games finishing with 578 rushing yards (5.2 ypc) and five touchdowns on the ground while also contributing 11 receptions for 109 yards and a score … Part of a Razorback rushing attack that saw four different Hogs gain over 500 yards for the first time since 1975 … Tallied 706 all-purpose yards on the year … Ranked second on the team in rushing yards … Registered one 100-yard rushing game (at Ole Miss), logging three runs of 20+ yards on the season … Had two games with multiple rushing touchdowns on the year … In his collegiate debut, ran the ball seven times for 44 yards against Rice (Sept. 4) … Rushed eight times for 50 yards while scoring his first collegiate touchdown against Texas (Sept. 11) … Carried the ball 10 times for 43 yards against Georgia Southern (Sept. 18) … Rushed the ball six times for 27 yards against Texas A&M (Sept. 25) … Registered 21 rushing yards on six attempts and recorded his first collegiate reception for 22 yards at Georgia (Oct. 2) … Went for a career-high 139 yards on 17 rushing attempts (8.2 ypc) with a long of 42 yards and added a career-best three receptions for 26 yards at Ole Miss (Oct. 9) … His 139 rushing yards were the most by an Arkansas rusher during the season … Racked up 64 yards on 16 carries and hauled in one reception for seven yards against Auburn (Oct. 16) … Rushed for 46 yards on nine attempts against UAPB (Oct. 23) … Tallied 26 yards on eight carries while tying his career high in receptions with three for 41 yards, including a long of 24 yards, against Mississippi State (Nov. 6) … Had one reception at LSU (Nov. 13) … Rushed the ball six times for 18 yards and carded two receptions for 16 yards and a score at Alabama (Nov. 20) … Carried the ball eight times for 21 yards and a season high two touchdowns in victory against Missouri (Nov. 26) … Charted 79 yards on 13 carries in bowl win over Penn State (Jan. 1).

HIGH SCHOOL: Rated a four-star prospect by 247Sports and Rivals and a three-star prospect by ESPN … Rated the No. 19 player in Florida by 247Sports and No. 8 athlete in the country … Slotted at No. 160 in the Top247 list … Ranked No. 250 in Rivals250 … Played running back, wide receiver and linebacker for head coach Wayne Younger at Rockledge High School … As a senior, rushed for 317 yards (15.9 ypc) and four touchdowns while making 24 catches for 391 yards (16.3 ypc) with four touchdowns … Also totaled 237 kick return yards with a touchdown … As a junior rushed for 33 yards (6.6 ypc) and a touchdown, made 15 catches for 368 yards (24.5 ypc) with two scores and registered 225 kickoff return yards … Defensively, made 24 tackles in his high school career, totaling 8.0 tackles for loss and 6.0 sacks as a junior … Made a career-high six catches for 165 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Bayside High School … Appeared in the state playoffs each of the last two seasons, finishing with a 7-2 record as a senior and an 8-2 record as a junior … Also, played basketball and competed in track and field at Rockledge … Averaged 9.5 points and 5.7 rebounds as a junior … CHOSE ARKANSAS OVER: Oklahoma, Auburn, Miami (Fla.), Florida State, UCF and others.