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Raheim Sanders

  • position RB
  • height 6-2
  • weight 225
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Rockledge, Fla.
  • High school Rockledge
  • Previous School Oklahoma
  • position RB
  • height 6-2
  • weight 225
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Rockledge, Fla.
  • High school Rockledge
  • Previous School Oklahoma

Raheim Sanders Bio

2022 First-Team All-SEC (AP, USA Today)
2022 Second-Team All-SEC (Coaches, PFF)
2022 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
2021 SEC All-Freshman (Coaches)
2021 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

Transfer running back from Arkansas… appeared in 32 games over the past three seasons for the Razorbacks, starting 18 contests… rushed 398 times for 2,230 yards with 17 touchdowns… added 49 career receptions for 455 yards and three scores… owns nine career 100-yard rushing games with a career best of 232 yards against Ole Miss in 2022… has one year of eligibility remaining.

2023 (Junior)
A preseason All-American and on every notable preseason watch list… was the only returning player in the nation with 1,400 yards rushing and 250 yards receiving in his career… limited to just six games after injuring his knee in the season opener against Western Carolina… rushed 62 times for 209 yards and a pair of touchdowns… added 10 receptions for 75 yards… best game came at Florida when he rushed 18 times for 103 yards to help Arkansas to its first-ever win in the Swamp… voted a team captain.

2022 (Sophomore)
Started all 13 games, emerging as one of the nation’s premiere running backs… logged 1,443 yards rushing and 10 touchdowns to go with 28 receptions for 271 yards and two scores… his 1,443 rushing yards are the fourth-most by a Razorback all time and ranked second in the SEC and 13th nationally… one of just 20 players at the FBS level to average of 100 yards rushing, averaging 111.0 per game… his 6.50 yards per carry ranks fifth in school history and is the best since Felix Jones set the school record in 2007… 222 carries ranks 10th all time at Arkansas for a single season… his seven 100-yard games ties for the third-most in a season in school history… caught at least one pass in 11 of 13 games… ran for 117 yards on 20 carries in the season-opening win over Cincinnati… scored twice and rolled to 156 yards on 24 carries in victory vs. South Carolina… found the end zone twice in win over Missouri State, taking a shovel pass 73 yards for a score and rushing for 167 yards on 22 carries with another touchdown for a total of 242 yards, making him one of just two SEC players (Florida’s Percy Harvin) in history since 2000 to record 150+ rushing yards with a rushing TD and 70+ receiving yards with a receiving TD… became just the sixth Razorback to rush for 100+ yards against Alabama, gaining 101 yards on 22 carries with a touchdown… posted back-to-back games with 170+ yards rushing, going for 175 yards and two TDs on 15 carries in win at BYU and followed up with 171 yards on 16 carries in win at Auburn… his performance at Auburn garnered him his first SEC Offensive Player of the Week accolade… recorded a career-best 232 yards – fifth-most in Arkansas history – with a career-high three touchdowns on 24 carries in bowl-clinching win over Ole Miss to earn his second SEC Offensive Player of the Week honor of the season… injured early in AutoZone Liberty Bowl victory vs. Kansas.

2021 (Freshman)
Earned SEC All-Freshman honors from the league’s coaches after playing in all 13 games… finished with 578 rushing yards (5.2 ypc) and five touchdowns on the ground while also contributing 11 receptions for 109 yards and a score… tallied 706 all-purpose yards… ranked second on the team in rushing yards… registered one 100-yard rushing game… had two games with multiple rushing touchdowns… ran the ball seven times for 44 yards against Rice in his collegiate debut… scored his first collegiate touchdown against Texas… recorded his first collegiate reception for 22 yards at Georgia… 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… his 139 rushing yards were the most by an Arkansas rusher during the season… charted 79 yards on 13 carries in bowl win over Penn State.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played running back, wide receiver and linebacker for head coach Wayne Younger at Rockledge (Fla.) 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 scores… also totaled 237 kick return yards with a touchdown… appeared in the state playoffs each of his final 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… averaged 9.5 points and 5.7 rebounds as a junior… 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.