You might remember Auburn running back Mike Blakely. Not because he mustered 153 yards on 33 carries last season as a redshirt freshman. But probably because in 2011 he signed with first-year Florida coach Will Muschamp and then immediately asked for a release to transfer. Blakely landed on the Plains soon after.
AU officials confirmed last night that Blakely is no longer enrolled at the school and internet speculation is tying him to South Florida’s program. Blakely didn’t manage a carry during the Tigers’ final five games last season and he must not believe things will get much better with Gus Malzahn now running the show.
Good luck to the kid. Next stop: Winnemucca, Mack.