You may not remember Raheem Mostert's football career at Purdue. The track star was a Big Ten champion in multiple indoor and outdoor events, but played on some unremarkable Boilermarker teams under Danny Hope and Darrell Hazell.
The speedster was undeterred when he didn't hear his name called in the 2014 NFL Draft, and bounced around six different teams before finally landing on the practice squad in San Francisco. Three years later, he's the leading rusher and a key cog in the top-seeded 49ers offense as they begin their quest for the Super Bowl this weekend.
Mostert joined us on today's show to talk about how he ended up at Purdue, his grind to get to where he is now with the Niners, and how a self-proclaimed "beach bum" ended up being an impact NFL player. Take a listen: