WATCH: Former Rockledge Raider, Current Arkansas Razorback Raheim Sanders Gears Up for Upcoming Season
By 24/7 Sports Report // August 22, 2022
Sanders earned SEC All-Freshman honors from the league's coaches in 2021
ABOVE VIDEO: Former Rockledge Raider, current Arkansas Razorback running back Raheim “Rocket” Sanders is Mic’d Up. Sanders burst onto the scene and made a significant impact as a true freshman for the Razorbacks last season, and the Rockledge native is primed to take his game to another level as he gears up for his sophomore campaign.
(247sports.com) – Arkansas running back Raheim “Rocket” Sanders burst onto the scene and made a significant impact as a true freshman for the Razorbacks last season, and the Rockledge native is primed to take his game to another level as he gears up for his sophomore campaign.
Sanders earned SEC All-Freshman honors from the league’s coaches in 2021 after tallying 114 carries for 578 yards (5.1 ypc) and five touchdowns. The versatile athlete also added 11 receptions for an additional 109 yards and a score.
He was a key cog in a multi-weapon rushing attack for the Razorbacks that finished No. 7 in the nation with 227.8 yards per game on the ground.
Already a physical specimen at 6-2, 227 pounds, Sanders looks noticeably more chiseled at the start of fall camp than the end of spring practices, which comes as no surprise to running backs coach Jimmy Smith, who has also seen him make tremendous strides when it comes to evolving from a gifted athlete to a true running back after playing multiple positions in high school.
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ABOVE VIDEO: Raheim Sander of the Rockledge Raiders stopped by the Space Coast Daily– Friday Night Locker Room Mike Erdman Cadillac Studios in Merritt Island to speak with Space Coast Daily’s Juan Rodriguez about the prep football season.
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