Chubb is one of the top running backs in the country and one of the biggest stars in college football.
Below is everything that you need to know about Chubb:
1. Nick Chubb, when healthy, is an elite running back
His freshman season and the first half of his sophomore campaign proved this, but Nick Chubb is one of the best running backs in the country. In his first 13 starts, from Missouri in 2014 to Alabama in 2015, Chubb rushed for 2,068 yards with 19 touchdowns.
2. Nick Chubb has dominated nonconference Power 5 foes
Chubb has always put his biggest and best numbers in major nonconference games for Georgia. In eight games against Georgia Tech, Clemson, TCU, North Carolina, Notre Dame and Louisville, Chubb has rushed for 1,033 yards. And against Alabama in 2015, he ran for 146 yards and was the only running back to rush for more than 100 yards against the Crimson Tide that year.
3. Nick Chubb has come back from a devastating knee injury that happened at Tennessee
After the Alabama game in his sophomore season, he sustained a season-ending left knee injury on his first carry of the next game against Tennessee. Chubb missed the rest of his sophomore season but returned for the beginning of his junior season.
4. Nick Chubb and Sony Michel have had huge seasons
Chubb and Sony Michel each have had special seasons, but against Auburn in the November regular-season game, the two struggled mightily as Georgia ran for just 46 yards. On the season, Chubb and Michel have combined for 2,449 yards and 31 rushing touchdowns. The two combined for 326 rushing yards and 6 touchdowns in the Rose Bowl win over Oklahoma. However, Alabama will be the toughest test yet, as the Crimson Tide have the No. 1 rush defense in the NCAA.
5. Nick Chubb is a workout warrior
Chubb’s workout routine and videos are the stuff of legends. He’s been seen squatting more than 600 pounds and performing a number of other feats of strength in the weight room. On the season, Chubb finished third in the SEC in rushing, behind only Auburn’s Kerryon Johnson, and Kentucky’s Benny Snell and both of them were the primary ball carriers for their respective teams.
Chubb is also Georgia’s No. 2 all-time leading rusher. Michel is the school’s No. 3 leading rusher.
Chubb has split carries with Michel and freshman D’Andre Swift over the course of the season.
Georgia and Alabama kick off at 8:17 p.m. ET against on ESPN.
Nick Chubb 2017 stats
On the season, Nick Chubb has 205 carries, 1,320 rushing yards and 15 touchdowns.