Saquon Barkley had a successful college career before stepping into the NFL. The former Penn State Nittany Lions RB set a number of all-time school records, including the record for most all-purpose career yards (5,538), the record for most career rushing touchdowns (43), the record for most career receiving yards by a running back (1,157), the record for most rushing yards by a freshman and by a sophomore, and the record for most overall yards in a single game.
Barkley also received many awards and recognition for his outstanding performances during his three years of college career. Some of his awards include; the Consensus All-American (2017), Paul Hornung Award (2017), 2× Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year (2016, 2017), 2× Ameche–Dayne Running Back of the Year (2016, 2017), Rodgers-Dwight Return Specialist of the Year (2017), 2× First-team All-Big Ten (2016, 2017) and a Second-team All-Big Ten (2015).
After his college career, he was drafted by the New York Giants with the second overall selection in the 2018 draft. Before the start of the 2018 NFL draft, it was widely anticipated that Barkley would be selected in the top 10 of the selection. Barkley’s stock continued to rise in the weeks preceding the NFL Combine, which was held in Indianapolis.
How Old Is Saquon Barkley?
Saquon Barkley is 25 years old. The son of Alibay Barkley and Tonya Johnson was born on February 9, 1997, in The Bronx, New York, United States.