Found January 14, 2012 on NorthWest Sports Beat:
PLAYERS: Kenjon Barner
TEAMS: Oregon Ducks
University of Oregon running back Kenjon Barner has decided to forego the 2012 NFL Draft in favor of returning to school for his senior year.

The 5-11, 195-pound Riverside, Calif., standout ranked as the Ducks’ second-leading rusher each of the past two seasons, running for 939 yards and 11 touchdowns in 2011 as a junior.

Barner also caught 17 passes for 184 yards and three scores, including a 54-yard catch that resulted in a TD against Wisconsin in the 45-38 win in the 2012 Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO.

Quote: “This was a decision that wasn’t easy for me,” Barner said. “But after talking things over with my family and Coach (Gary) Campbell, as well as praying about it, I have decided that I will return to Oregon for my senior year.”

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