Byron Cardwell, 4-star Oregon Ducks RB target, sets commitment date initially appeared on NBC Sports Northwest
In the course of the early nationwide signing interval, the Oregon Geese signed every verbal dedication from what’s more likely to be the highest-rated recruiting class in program historical past.
However Mario Cristobal wasn’t finished but.
With Nationwide Signing Day approaching on February third, 2021, the Oregon Geese employees has been onerous at work so as to add to his already spectacular incoming class. A type of prime targets? Byron Cardwell, the nation’s No. eight working again.
Thursday night, the four-star again introduced he’ll commit on Monday, January 25th by way of his Instagram account from his closing 4 of Oregon, Auburn, Cal and Texas A&M. The San Diego native dropped USC from his consideration set within the course of.
The 6′, 203-pound working again prospect obtained an Oregon supply on November 30 and determined to not commit through the early signing interval. Different colleges have recruited him far longer having provided him again in April 2020 and Cal providing him on September eighth, 2019.
Nevertheless, Auburn who joins these colleges in his closing 4, did not supply Caldwell till January 13th, 2021 following the rent of Bryan Harsin as head coach.
At The Opening Regional in February 2019, Caldwell ran a 4.69-second 40-yard sprint, a 4.33-second shuttle cone, and had a 29.Four inch vertical.
247Sports ranks Caldwell as a four-star prospect with a composite rating of being the nation’s No. eight working again and No. 183 general participant with Nationwide Recruiting Analyst Greg Biggins projecting him as a Day three NFL Draft decide with a participant comparability of Melvin Gordon.
“Exhibits off good mixture of measurement, quickness and energy,” wrote Biggins. “Has excellent palms out of the backfield and is flexible sufficient to play in all conditions. Has the velocity to hit the house run and decide up massive chunks of yards however the energy and toughness to run between the tackles and decide up yards after contact. Thick higher physique and elusiveness makes him powerful to carry down within the open discipline and he catches the ball nicely sufficient to play some slot receiver. Tasks as a influence upper-tier Energy 5 starter and future excessive spherical NFL draft decide.”
If Caldwell chooses Oregon, he would be part of three-star Seven McGee within the 2021 recruiting class amongst working backs however McGee tasks extra as a slot receiver somewhat than a three-down working again.
As a sophomore, he carried the ball 221 instances for 1,096 speeding yards and 13 touchdowns after which adopted it up with a 150-carry, 872-rushing yard and 21-touchdown junior season. He additionally added 42 receptions for 716 yards and 4 touchdowns throughout the 2 seasons, per Max Preps.
You’ll be able to watch his junior season highlights here.