He ranks fifth in the nation in rushing yards per carry at 7.16 and 20th in rushing yards with 1,152.
“This dude, Nick Chubb, he has stepped up and has balled every single week,” former Florida quarterback Tim Tebow said on SEC Nation Saturday. “He’s 18 years old, but he’s a grown man. …You just can’t arm-tackle this dude.”
“I got a four-week head start on when he got in trouble,” Chubb said. “I miss Todd. He’s a very good kid. I’m sad that it happened to him.”
Chubb is second in the SEC in rushing yards per game with 104.7.
“The kid’s special,” center David Andrews said. “I think we all knew that. When you have someone as good as Todd, a lot of people get overlooked. Things happened and Chubb got his chance to shine and really took advantage of it.”