Jarek Broussard, Colorado’s leading rusher, enters the transfer portal
The talent drain in Boulder continues.
Jarek Broussard, the program’s leading rusher both in 2020 and in 2021, has put his name in the transfer portal. Broussard is set to graduate in May, and he’ll look to finish out his remaining years of eligibility somewhere else.
— jarek broussard (@jarekbroussard1) January 13, 2022
Because of a redshirt year in 2018 and then a knee injury that cost him all of 2019, Broussard could be eligible to get another year back on a medical redshirt and play as many as three more seasons with his new team.
In 2020, he earned the Pac-12’s Offensive Player of the Year honor after rushing for 895 yards and five scores in just six games. This past season, Broussard saw his usage drop from 26 carries a game the year prior to just over 12 a game. Still, on 142 carries he put up 661 yards at 4.7 a pop.
A 3-star prospect out of the 2018 class, the Texas native held offers from Illinois, TCU, Houston, and Colorado State, among others.
Broussard’s departure makes more than a dozen scholarship transfers for the Buffs since September. Just since the season has ended, the program has now lost its leading rusher, its leading wide receiver, top safety, and top two corners to the portal.