Michigan RB Blake Corum breaks off first huge run since suffering injury
Michigan running back Blake Corum was a lock to be a Heisman Trophy finalist in 2022 prior to suffering an injury in the Wolverines' second-to-last regular season game of the year. In fact, had Corum not gotten injured against Illinois, he likely would have finished his career at Michigan before entering the 2023 NFL Draft. Instead, the talented running back made the decision to return to Ann Arbor for one final run at a National Championship, and he is already looking like his old self.
What did Blake Corum do?
Take a look as Corum takes a handoff from quarterback J.J. McCarthy and takes it 37 yards before getting forced out of bounds at the 2-yard line. Corum then scored on the very next play from scrimmage.
TL;DR (too long didn't read)
- Blake Corum had been on track to be a Heisman Trophy finalist in 2022. However, an injury during the second-to-last regular-season game impacted his chances. Though there were expectations of him joining the 2023 NFL Draft, Corum decided to stay with Michigan, aiming for a National Championship.
- Corum showcased his recuperation and skill during a game where he received a handoff from quarterback J.J. McCarthy and dashed 37 yards, only to be stopped just short of a touchdown. Demonstrating his resilience, he scored on the immediate next play.
- The overarching sentiment is clear: Blake Corum is back in form. Despite the allure of the NFL, Corum's commitment to Michigan and his championship aspirations are evident in his performance.
Bottom Line: Blake Is Back
Corum could have left for the National Football League, but instead, he decided to return to Michigan with the goal of winning a National Championship. As you can see in the video above, Corum already looks like his old self as he makes some slick moves against East Carolina.