New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram is setting some lofty personal goals for himself this season, now that he's finally healthy.
Ingram trained twice a day for a month leading into the Saints training camp and says he's in his best shape ever as a pro. The Heisman Trophy-winning running back wants to prove it by translating his college stats into the pros.
"You always want to be above four yards a carry, but I like to be around four-and-a-half or five. That's where I usually was in college, around five yards a carry," Ingram said. "That's just a goal. That's a high number and that will put you with some of the elite backs in the league with around five yards a carry. You just work at it and try and be as productive as you can."