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Auburn RB Peyton Barber Reveals He Declared For the Draft Because His Mother is Homeless


There are various reasons guys declare for the NFL Draft. Better life, done with school, or maybe it's just time.

For Auburn's Peyton Barber, there was one clear reason for him. 

"My mother is homeless right now," Barber said when asked why he declared. The running back said his mother is currently living with his sister and it would be his dream to make it to the NFL and get her a home of her own.

Of the many reasons NFL hopefuls give, this one definitely tugs at your heartstrings. It's hard not to root for Barber after this.