Once heralded as the Michigan Wolverines’ next great running back, Kareem Walker has officially moved on.
The former 4-star running back has transferred to Fort Scott Community College in Kansas, as its head coach told reporters at the conference’s media day.
Walker had great potential to be the next star running back at Michigan. After redshirting his freshman season in 2016 due to academics, Walker was still far down the depth chart in 2017. Even with Ty Isaac’s injury, Walker was the third running back to come onto the field.
He played in just five games last year and totaled 68 yards and one touchdown. His biggest game was at home against Rutgers, when he ran for 34 yards on six carries and one touchdown.
The Wolverines’ running back room now consists of Karan Higdon, Chris Evans, O’Maury Samuels, Christian Turner, Kurt Taylor and Hassan Haskins. Walk-ons Tru Wilson and Joe Hewlett are also guys that have been mentioned this offseason.
Joining Walker in Kansas is former Wolverine wide receiver Ahmir Mitchell, who was dismissed from Rutgers this offseason.
Both Walker and Mitchell are immediately eligible since they are transferring to a community college.