You have to respect a son’s devotion to his mother, and in the case of Auburn running back Peyton Barber, you want to go a step further and support him.
Auburn RB Peyton Barber reveals “my mother is homeless right now” in answering why he came out for draft.
Chase Goodbread (@ChaseGoodbread) February 24, 2016
Normally leaving school early, especially when you were third on the depth chart, would lead to head shaking and lots of sighs. But after hearing Barber’s rationale, you can do nothing but stand up and applaud his decision.
I’m officially rooting for Auburn RB Peyton Barber pic.twitter.com/rhxrWHr6Zx
NFL Retweet (@NFLRT) February 24, 2016
In 2015 Barber rushed for 1,017 yards and scored 13 touchdowns for Auburn and many outlets project that he will be selected between the fourth and sixth round.