Columbia Star Hearing From ACC, SEC

Rod Fluellen, a sparkplug RB out of Richland Northeast, will be another outstanding running back from South Carolina in the class of 2005. Fluellen is already hearing from several ACC and SEC schools as he prepares for his senior campaign. Find out more about the talented running back in this recruiting update.

RB Rod Fluellen
5-7, 190, 4.5
Richland-Northeast High School
Columbia, South Carolina

5-foot-7, 190-pound running back Rod Fluellen broke 5 school records as a junior for Richland-Northeast High School, including 2213 yards of total offense, 174 points, 29 total touchdowns, and 28 scores on the ground.

Fluellen, who runs a 4.5 forty, is already hearing from several schools. "I have been getting interest from Clemson, South Carolina, Vanderbilt, Maryland, Virginia and Georgia Tech," Fluellen said in a recent interview with

There are no formal offers at this time, but he's receiving plenty of mail.

The ACC appears to be the conference of choice for Fluellen at this point in the recruiting process. "Clemson, Maryland and Virginia are my early favorites," added the Columbia native.

When asked where he plans to camp this summer, Fluellen responded, "There is a speed camp in Georgia that I want to attend. I also want to go to the Nike camp and some other college camps."

In terms of strengths, Fluellen states that he sees the field well, but he'll have to work on his overall quickness before getting to the next level. "My biggest strength right now I'd say is my vision. I plan to work on my speed as I prepare for my senior season."

Fluellen grew up rooting for the Florida Gators and currently boasts a GPA of over 3.0. We will continue to keep you updated on this outstanding running back from South Carolina, right up through signing day 2005. Top Stories