March 21, 2007

Speedy Florida runner has three offers

Interest is heating up in Fort Meade (Fla.) all-purpose running back prospect Onterrio McCaleb. The speedy athlete is now up to three scholarship offers, all from BCS Conference programs.

"I have offers from West Virginia, Auburn and Ole Miss," he said. "Auburn is still my leader."

McCaleb talked about the three schools that have offered him.

"I talked to the coach at Auburn and he said that they wanted to use me as a kick returner, a punt returner and a receiver and running back, which is what I want to do," McCaleb said. "With West Virginia, I like how they run their offense. They also want me to play running back and receiver. Ole Miss offered me when I went up there last summer for their camp. I won their fastest man award. They offered me as a wide receiver."

The fastest man award likely was well-deserved. McCaleb has been consistently timed at below 4.5 seconds in the 40-yard dash and has a best time of 10.45 seconds in the 100-meter dash.

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