Saquon Barkley RUMORS & NEWS

Saquon Barkley

Position Running Back
Height 5'11"
Weight 223 lbs
Birthplace Coplay, Pennsylvania
Current Team Penn State
  • Giants expected to take Saquon Barkley at No. 2 overall

    Sportsnaut "There’s been a lot of buzz about what will happen at the top of the draft on Thursday, and most of it has to do with quarterbacks. One team that reportedly isn’t looking at a quarterback, however, is the New York Giants, who are expected to pick up running back Saquon Barkley. The always..." April 25

  • Saquon Barkley's big week starts with birth of daughter

    ESPN "What was already shaping up as a memorable week for running back Saquon Barkley moved to another level on Tuesday, when he and girlfriend Anna Congdon celebrated the birth of their first child. Barkley posted a photo on Instagram Tuesday night of Jada Clare Barkley, saying he didn't have the..." April 25

  • Saquon Barkley Visited Buccanneers

    Pro Football Rumors "The Buccaneers, who hold the No. 7 overall selection in this week’s draft, are one of the most RB-needy teams in the NFL, and they would love nothing more than to see Penn State’s Saquon Barkley — widely-regarded as the most complete and dynamic running back to enter the league in a long time —..." April 22

  • Dave Gettleman can’t let Barkley love cost him a franchise QB

    New York Post "Saquon Barkley is a thoroughbred. He could be a 233-pound Marshall Faulk. Could be the face of a franchise. Could be a gold-jacket guy. And boy, would he help Eli Manning. “He’s one of those guys that my mother could have scouted,” Giants general manager Dave Gettleman said Thursday. It..." April 20

  • Browns GM open to all options with No. 1 pick and that includes drafting Saquon Barkley

    CBS Sports "The predraft obfuscation reaches its zenith right about now, days before the draft. And the Browns, who have the No. 1 and No. 4 picks -- and a dire need for a franchise quarterback -- have yet to tip their hand. Common sense suggests they'd take a passer, though we still don't know who they..." April 19

  • Saquon Barkley Named Best Player in 2018 NFL Draft by ESPN's Todd McShay

    Bleacher Report "ESPN draft insider Todd McShay said Tuesday during an interview on the Dan Patrick Show that he believes Penn State running back Saquon Barkley is the best player in this year's draft. That doesn't mean he'll be the top player selected, however. McShay told Patrick he believes the Cleveland..." April 17

  • Giants reportedly view Saquon Barkley as 'a near-perfect prospect'

    CBS Sports "The New York Giants will control the direction of the 2018 NFL Draft. The Cleveland Browns are picking No. 1, of course, but pretty much everyone expects them to take a quarterback with that selection before following it up with a player at a different position when they come on the board again at..." April 15

  • James Franklin thought Saquon Barkley’s combine was ‘average’

    Larry Brown Sports "Saquon Barkley put together an impressive NFL Combine that many buzzing about his abilities. About the only person he didn’t impress with his combine performance was his college coach, James Franklin — and that’s a compliment. Franklin told the Akron Beacon Journal’s Nate Ulrich that he thought..." April 14

  • Saquon Barkley still being considered by Browns at No. 1 overall

    Sportsnaut "In recent weeks, quarterbacks Sam Darnold and Josh Allen have become overwhelming favorites to be selected by the Cleveland Browns No. 1 overall this year. However, one non-quarterback, running back Saquon Barkley, continues to be discussed as a legitimate option at this spot. Mike Freeman of..." April 04

  • Giants to host Saquon Barkley, top four QB prospects on private visits next week

    New York Daily News "The Giants are hosting all four of the NFL draft's top quarterback prospects and Penn State RB Saquon Barkley next week in East Rutherford on private visits. Barkley is expected to visit the Giants this coming Sunday, per ESPN, and then Wyoming's Josh Allen, UCLA's Josh Rosen, and USC's Sam..." April 04

  • Browns Believed To Be Targeting Josh Allen At No. 1 & Saquon Barkley At No. 4 Overall

    NFL Trade Rumors "A friend of Browns GM John Dorsey tells Peter King of the that he believes Cleveland will open the draft by taking Wyoming QB Josh Allen and then look to get RB Saquon Barkley at No. 4 overall. “I would be surprised if he traded down,” King’s source said. “This would be his chance..." April 02

  • Shurmur, Gettleman drool over Saquon Barkley's potential

    SNY TV "Giants GM Dave Gettleman has made it clear that he won't necessarily take a quarterback with the No. 2 overall pick in the NFL draft. Of course, he wouldn't say who else he was considering. But it sure sounded like he expects Penn State running back Saquon Barkley to be sitting atop his draft..." March 28

  • John Mara open to Giants taking Saquon Barkley at No. 2 pick in NFL Draft

    Newark Star-Ledger "A few weeks after general manager Dave Gettleman called it "comical" to devalue running backs in the NFL, Giants owner John Mara isn't laughing at the idea of drafting Penn State star Saquon Barkley with the No. 2 pick. If the Giants do not draft a quarterback, Barkley, defensive end Bradley..." March 26

  • Saquon Barkley passes on workout at Penn State pro day

    ESPN "Saquon Barkley didn't work out at Penn State's pro day after learning that no NFL running backs coaches would be in attendance, but the former Nittany Lions star will soon begin team visits. Barkley had planned to participate in workouts for pro personnel on Tuesday. However, like Penn State's..." March 20

  • Saquon Barkley’s Girlfriend Anna Congdon Announcing She’s Pregnant on IG & Will Be Giving Birth Around NFL Draft

    Black Sports Online "Penn State running back Saquon Barkley will be an NFL player and a father this spring. Anna Congdon announced her pregnancy on Instagram today. She is due next month and the NFL draft is April 26th. They have only been dating for a year, so they wasted no time. He was scoring TDs on and off..." March 18

  • John Dorsey says Saquon Barkley won't necessarily be ruled out by Carlos Hyde signing

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns general manager John Dorsey says the signing of former Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde doesn't mean he's slammed the door on drafting Penn State running back Saquon Barkley at No. 1 overall. "Not necessarily,'' Dorsey said Thursday during a press conference after the new players..." March 16

  • Report: Browns could still draft Saquon Barkley after signing Carlos Hyde

    Larry Brown Sports "The Browns have been one of the teams most frequently linked to former Penn State star Saquon Barkley leading up to the NFL Draft, but Cleveland seemingly found a new starting running back on Wednesday in Carlos Hyde. What does that mean for Barkley’s draft stock? Very little,..." March 14

  • Browns considering RB Saquon Barkley with first pick?

    Pro Football Rumors "Following the Browns’ assortment of moves late last week, Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman believes the organization has made it clear who they’ll select with the top-overall pick in the upcoming draft. After having added quarterback Tyrod Taylor, team executives and coaches believe the Browns are..." March 11

  • Barkley new betting favorite to be top pick in NFL Draft

    Clutch Points "The possibility of Penn State running back Saquon Barkley going No. 1 overall in the NFL Draft has gained steam over the last few weeks. Barkley also helped add some more fuel to that fire with his terrific showing at the recently-concluded Combine. Even oddsmakers have now acknowledged..." March 09

  • After Saquon Barkley’s big Combine, talk that Browns could take him first overall

    Pro Football Talk "Penn State running back Saquon Barkley was already considered one of the best prospects in this year’s NFL draft even before the Scouting Combine. But when he put on an incredible display of strength, speed and athleticism in Indianapolis, the talk began that he could actually be the first pick in..." March 05

  • Barkley in contention to be 1st RB taken No. 1 since 1995

    The Spun "Barkley weighed in at 233 pounds, standing 6-foot-1, and then proceeded to put up eye-popping numbers in all of the physical tests. He also reportedly “wowed” teams in interviews. Also, one dude apparently compared Barkley to Superman. In recent years, the position of running back has been..." March 04

  • Giants are serious about their pursuit of a running back, but will Barkley even be available to them at No. 2?

    New York Daily News "The Giants are investing significant time this week in running backs. Coach Pat Shurmur’s enthusiasm for the position on Wednesday clearly was no joke. The Giants obviously seem interested in drafting one. Penn State back Saquon Barkley’s Thursday night interview with the Giants, it turns out,..." March 02

  • Saquon Barkley totals 29 reps on bench press "Penn State running back Saquon Barkley left no doubt about his size at the NFL Scouting Combine on Wednesday when he weighed in at 233 pounds, and he left no doubt about his strength Thursday. The 2018 NFL Draft's top-rated rusher bench pressed 225 pounds for 29 reps, tied for the most at the..." March 01

  • NFL Draft prospect Saquon Barkley signs deal with Nike

    Clutch Points "Former Penn State running back Saquon Barkley has been touted as being one of the talented players in the 2018 NFL Draft class. Ahead of the start of his NFL career, Barkley has reportedly agreed to sign an endorsement deal with Nike, according to Mark Wogenrich of The Morning..." February 12

  • Saquon Barkley lands Nike endorsement ahead of 2018 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "Saquon Barkley is going to hear his name called early when the 2018 NFL Draft kicks off this April. Perhaps as a precursor to that, he’s been named as the first upcoming rookie to land a sponsorship deal with Nike. Barkley announced the deal on Twitter. Not long afterward, Nike welcomed him..." February 09

  • It’s Not as ‘Sexy’ as Saquon, But Colts Should Choose Bradley Chubb with 3rd Overall Pick

    Indiana Sports Coverage "The latest debate in Colts country isn’t deliberating whether ‘Coke or Pepsi’, even ‘Mac or PC’ is superior, but rather if the Indianapolis Colts should select Penn State running back Saquon Barkley or NC State pass rusher Bradley Chubb with the 3rd overall pick of the 2018 NFL Draft among other..." January 09

  • Top RB prospect Saquon Barkley signs with Roc Nation

    Sportsnaut "Penn State running back and likely top-five pick Saquon Barkley waited until after his team’s Fiesta Bowl win over Washington this past weekend to declare for the 2018 NFL Draft. Up to that point, Barkley had kept his decision under wraps. Now that the dynamic running back is fully committed to..." January 03

  • Penn State star, likely top-five pick Saquon Barkley declares for 2018 NFL Draft

    CBS Sports "One of college football's biggest stars is taking an expected jump to the next level. In an Instagram post on New Year's Eve, Penn State running back Saquon Barkley announced he was foregoing his final season of eligibility declaring for the 2018 NFL Draft. The announcement comes one day after the..." January 01

  • Saquon Barkley Still Not Declaring for the NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "Penn State running back Saquon Barkley is a near lock to go in the top five of the 2018 NFL Draft should he forgo his senior season in Happy Valley. It’s a common belief among mainstream scouts that he’s a generational type running back and will be one of the highest selected players at his..." December 26


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