Jahvid Best Has Shown He’s the Best Offensive Rookie in the NFL

September 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Jahvid Best's junior season at California ended prematurely after taking a scary fall that resulted in a concussion as he was scoring a touchdown against the Oregon State Beavers, and because of the injury, he was held out the rest of the season. Before the injury, Best was well on his way for another 1,500 plus yard season and more than likely setting a California record for most rushing touchdowns as he had 12 in eight games. 
There was no doubt that after the season that Best was going to declare for the NFL Draft. In his time at California, he suffered some freak injuries: a hip injury that ended his freshman season early, a dislocated elbow while landing wrongly causing him to miss one game his sophomore year, and a concussion in his junior year.
Rather then taking a risk of another injury, it was in Best's best interest to leave for the NFL. Best was one of the top running backs in all of college, and if he hadn't suffered a concussion, he was easily a top 15 pick....

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