University of Minnesota running back Mohamed Ibrahim announced today on Twitter that he was returning for the 2022 season.
Ibrahim suffered a season-ending injury in the third quarter in the first game of the season against Ohio State on Sept. 2. Ibrahim had gashed the Buckeye defense for 163 yards and two touchdowns on 30 carries before being injured.
Ibrahim holds numerous school records and was named the 2020 Big Ten Running Back of the Year. He was also named All-Big Ten First Team and AP Third-Team All-America in 2020 after rushing 201 times for 1,076 yards and 15 touchdowns in seven games.
The Baltimore, Md., native led the Big Ten in the in the following categories in 2020: rushing attempts (201), rushing yards (1,076), rushing yards per game (153.7), rushing touchdowns (15), scoring (90), points per game (12.9) and all-purpose yards per game (168.4). He set a school record with a rushing average of 153.7 yards per game and tied a school record with four rushing touchdowns in a one game (did so at Maryland and at Illinois).
He has rushed for more than 100 yards in the last nine games he has played in, spanning from Jan. 1, 2020 to Sept. 2, 2021.
(info courtesy of Gopher Sports)