Former Heisman Trophy Winner Achieves a Career Milestone
Sunday, former Alabama running back and current New Orleans Saint Mark Ingram surpassed 10,000 career yards.
Coming Flint, Mich., Ingram was a 4-star recruit who committed to the Crimson Tide in the class of 2008. In three seasons with the Tide, Ingram rushed for 3,261 yards, 42 touchdowns, won the 2009 National Championship, and became the first Alabama player to win the Heisman Trophy.
After a short stint with the Baltimore Ravens and the Houston Texans, Ingram decided to come back to the Big Easy and join Pro Bowl running back Alvin Kamara.
The 2009 Heisman Trophy winner was originally drafted by the Saints with the 28th overall pick in the 2011 draft. In his first stint with New Orleans, Ingram passed Deuce McAllister to become the Saints' all-time rushing leader
With Kamara being injured in Week One, Ingram at the end of the year could have 11,000 yards or more.