NFL Hopeful Peyton Barber Enters Draft To Provide For His Homeless Mom

Peyton Barber’s family has a penchant for sticking together. That’s why he’s in the 2016 NFL Draft. Barber revealed Wednesday at the NFL scouting combine that his mother’s lack of housing drove him to enter the NFL Draft and give up his remaining two years of college-football, according to The former Auburn running back hopes to use part of his NFL paycheck to provide...
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Auburn RB Barber says turned pro to help "homeless" mother

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Auburn running back Peyton Barber says part of the reason he left school early to enter the NFL draft was because of his mother was ''homeless.'' Barber, who is from Alpharetta, Georgia, is one of 24 running backs at the NFL combine this week, working out for scouts and coaches. He ran for 1,073 yards and 13 touchdowns last season as a third-year sophomore, but...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Auburn’s Peyton Barber turned pro to support homeless mother

Peyton Barber isn’t a name that was on any NFL scouts radar for the 2016 draft, but he is a name who is on the board now and it has little to do with being ready. Instead, it appears Barber is making an economic decision, hoping to be able to turn football in to a living to help get his mom out of homelessness. Auburn RB Peyton Barber reveals "my mother is homeless right now"...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Auburn RB Peyton Barber turning pro because mother is homeless

Auburn running back Peyton Barber would almost certainly benefit from another season in college, but the youngster does not have the luxury of being able to develop his game a little longer in the SEC. That’s because his mother is homeless. On Wednesday, Barber told reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine that he chose to declare for the NFL Draft after rushing for 1,017 yards last...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Peyton Barber turned pro because his mother is homeless

Peyton Barber surprised analysts when he decided to pass up two seasons of eligibility at Auburn and declare for the 2016 NFL draft, but the running back had an outstanding reason for the decision. While at the 2016 NFL Combine, according to Andrew Mason of the Denver Broncos official site, Barber said his mother is currently homeless. A big reason why Auburn RB Peyton Barber...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Auburn RB Peyton Barber declared for draft to help homeless mother

Though many thought that former Auburn running back Peyton Barber declared for the upcoming NFL Draft a bit too soon, particularly with two years of eligibility remaining, he made his decision with good reason. Speaking to reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Barber said that he made the decision to turn pro because his mother is currently homeless and he wanted...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Auburn RB Peyton Barber Says He Declared For NFL Draft Because His Mom Is Currently Homeless

Speaking to reporters at the NFL Combine, former Auburn running back Peyton Barber revealed one of the main reasons why he’s foregoing two years of college eligibility to pursue a career in the pros.  The reason is a good – yet pretty heartbreaking – one.  “My mother is homeless right now,” Barber says.  Auburn RB Peyton Barber reveals “my mother is homeless right...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Auburn RB Peyton Barber enters 2016 NFL Draft

With the deadline for underclassmen to declare for the NFL Draft, Auburn Tigers running back Peyton Barber made sure to get his name in. “I have decided to forego my eligibility at Auburn and enter the 2016 NFL Draft,” Barber said in a released statement, which was shared by “This was a very tough decision for many reasons but after my family and I prayed about it,...
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January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Auburn RB Peyton Barber declares for the NFL Draft

Auburn running back Peyton Barber, who led the team in rushing this season, has declared for the NFL Draft. Barber announced the move on Instagram.  A photo posted by Peyton Barber (@pbarber25) on Jan 18, 2016 at 3:09pm PST Barber rushed for 1,017 yards and 13 touchdowns last fall, his only season as a starter for the Tigers. He carried 10 times for 54 yards...
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January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Father Of Auburn Running Back Peyton Barber Goes Nuts When Son Scores Game-Winning TD

There were surely many entertaining reactions from Auburn fans during the Tigers’ way-too-close overtime victory against Jacksonville State this afternoon.  None were better than the following.  Check out this video of Peyton Barber’s father reacting to his son scoring what ended up being the game-winning touchdown.  Proud father of @Pb25Peyton looks on as his boy scores...
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September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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