Sitting behind a star player like Trayveon Williams wasn’t easy, but Texas A&M Aggies running back Jashaun Corbin was patient until it was his time to shine. He looked pretty impressive in the first game of his sophomore season, showcasing flashes of brilliance even, but his season is now officially over.
Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher confirmed to the media that Corbin, the starting running back for the Aggies, is out for the rest of the 2019 college football season with a hamstring injury. He was hurt in the third quarter of the 24-10 loss to No. 1 Clemson in Death Valley over the weekend.
“Corbin will be out for the season,” Fisher told reporters. “He had a season-ending injury. It was his hamstring.”
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That’s definitely tough news for the Aggies because Corbin proved to be a great running back in the Texas A&M offense with quarterback Kellen Mond.
In a little more than two games, the 6-foot, 191-pound sophomore from Rockledge, Florida, ran for 137 rushing yards on 35 carries and a touchdown. He had 103 yards and a score in the season-opener against Texas State in College Station.
Corbin rushed for 346 yards and a touchdown to earn SEC All-Freshman Team honors last season, while backing up Williams, who is now in the NFL.
“God makes no mistakes.. I’ll be back even stronger next year! In due time..” Corbin posted on social media.
True freshman Isaiah Spiller is now the starting running back. The Spring, Texas native racked up 106 rushing yards against Texas State and added 24 more against Clemson.
The Aggies have a ridiculously tough schedule this season. Losing RB Jashaun Corbin for the remainder of the season is a tough blow, but thankfully it’s still early enough in the NCAA season to potentially recover and make up for the productivity he was going to bring this year.
That starts with a tune-up football game against Lamar before taking on Auburn to open SEC play in two weeks.