Where did Isiah Pacheco go to college? Chiefs running back starred at Rutgers

Kansas City Chiefs running back Isiah Pacheco has made headlines this season for his impressive performances and unique running style.

Pacheco, now in his second NFL season, is headed to his second straight Super Bowl as Kansas City's lead runner. The 24-year-old weapon had 205 carries for 935 yards and seven touchdowns this season, not including 254 rushing yards and three scores in three playoff wins.

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Pacheco was a seventh-round draft pick in 2022 and the last of 22 running backs to be selected but has emerged as one of the more productive runners in the NFL.

According to 247Sports' Composite rankings, Pacheco was a three-star recruit in the 2018 recruiting class, rated the No. 30 running back and No. 665 player nationally.

Here's where Pacheco went to college:

Where did Isiah Pacheco go to college?

Pacheco went to Rutgers, where he played all four seasons of his college career.

The 5-foot-10 running back from Vineland, New Jersey, ran for 2,442 yards and 18 touchdowns in his career on a hefty 563 carries. He also caught 47 passes for 249 yards and another score.

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Isiah Pacheco stats

  • Career: 31 carries for 1,765 yards with 12 touchdowns; 57 receptions for 374 yards with 2 touchdowns

  • 2023-24: 205 carries for 935 yards with 7 touchdowns; 44 receptions for 244 yards with 2 touchdowns

  • 2022-23: 170 carries for 830 yards with 5 touchdowns; 13 receptions for 130 yards

This article originally appeared on Asbury Park Press: Where did Isiah Pacheco go to college?