Who is Blake Corum?
Blake Nolan Corum is a well-recognized American professional football running back for the Michigan Wolverines.
Blake Corum Career
University of Michigan
In January 2020, Blake enrolled at the University of Michigan. He drew praise for both running a 4.4. 40-yard dash and earning a 4.0-grade point average in his first semester at Michigan. Corum then appeared in 5 games, rushing for 50 net yards and an average of 2.2 yards per carry as a true freshman.
Before the 2021 season, Sports Illustrated wrote that he was poised for a breakout year. In the first 2 games of the 2021 season, he rushed for 282 yards on 35 carries. Corum then averaged 141 rushing yards per game and caught 5 passes for 33 yards. He posted a career-high 171 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns, including a 67-yard touchdown run over Washington. Corum also had 128 yards on kickoff returns and led the nation in all-purpose yards with an average of 221.5 yards per game.
He recorded his third straight 100-yard rushing game on September 18. Corum became the first Michigan player to accomplish this feat since Denard Robinson in 2011. He also became the first player to record 100-plus yards rushing in 3 consecutive games to start the season since Mike Hart in 2007.
Corum tied Michigan’s modern-era record with 5 rushing touchdowns in a game over UConn on September 17, 2022. He then became the first Michigan player to score 4 first-half touchdowns since Ed Shuttlesworth in 1972. Corum then rushed for a career-high 243 yards and 2 touchdowns on 30 carries in a 34-27 victory against Maryland on September 24. In 2010, his 243 rushing yards were the most for a Michigan player since Denard Robinson rushed for 258 yards.
Corum went on with 133 yards on October 1, against Iowa, 124 yards on October 8 against Indiana, 166 yards on October 15 against Penn State, and 177 yards on October 29, over Michigan State. He was named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week for his performances over Maryland and Michigan State. In the first 11 games of the 2022 season, he had 1,488 rushing yards. Corum also had 18 rushing touchdowns and 1 receiving touchdown.
How old is Blake Corum?
Blake Nolan Corum is 22 years old as of 2023 having been born on November 25, 2000, in Marshall, Virginia, U.S. He shares his birthday with famous people including Corbyn Besson, Trey Traylor, Sean Lew, Kevin Chamberlin, Christina Applegate, Xabi Alonso, Katie Cassidy, Amy Grant, Jill Hennessy, Gaspard Ulliel, JoJo Fletcher, Jenna Bush Hager, Billy Burke, and many more.
Blake Corum Family
Who are Blake Corum’s parents?
Blake Nolan Corum was born in Marshall, Virginia to his parents, James Corum and Christina Corum. He has not shared their information with the media and has kept a private family life.
Does Blake Corum have siblings?
Corum was born into a family of four children as the oldest and has three younger siblings, all sisters.
Blake Corum Education
He attended Saint Frances Academy in Baltimore, Maryland, where he played high school football. He then joined the University of Michigan in 2020, where he is currently playing college football.
Blake Corum Girlfriend
Corum is currently not married but is in a relationship with his beautiful and talented girlfriend Makiah Shipp. The duo has been dating for some time now and she attends his matches frequently.
Blake Corum Kids
Corum is not married but is in a relationship, and still in college hence does not have any children of his own to date.
Blake Corum Height
Corum has a well-built, athletic, and youthful body with a height of 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) and a weight of 95 kg (210 lbs).
Blake Corum Net Worth
American football running back, Corum plays for the Michigan Wolverines, in college football. He has been active in the college team from 2020 to the present. Corum has been able to gather an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2022.