Arkansas RB Rakeem Boyd opts out, declares for 2021 NFL Draft

Arkansas RB Rakeem Boyd opts out, declares for 2021 NFL Draft
Arkansas running back Rakeem Boyd leaps over a defender in a 2019 matchup at Ole Miss. (Source: KATV)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KAIT) - Rakeem Boyd is calling it a career on The Hill.

The Arkansas running back announced Tuesday that he’s opting out for the remainder of the 2020 season. Boyd declared for the 2021 NFL Draft.

He rushed for 305 yards & 3 TD in 7 games in 2020. Boyd led the Razorbacks in rushing in 2018 & 2019. The Maxwell, Earl Campbell and Doak Walker Awards tabbed Boyd to their respective watch lists before the 2020 season.

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