Florida RB has Two Big-Time Offers

Like this past recruiting year, one of the top running backs in the state of Florida and the country is looking very hard at Florida State along with in-state rivals Miami and Florida. The Territory.org caught up with the 5-foot-11 and 185 pound standout to discuss recruitment.

Running back C.J. Spiller is one of the fastest and one most explosive players to come through the state of Florida.  Last spring at the MSL Combine in Gainesville, he ripped off a 4.37 40-yard dash which was the fastest time there along with the MSL combine in Miami where running back Antone Smith attended.
"My strengths on the field are my vision and speed," Spiller said.  "My fastest 100-meter time is a 10.4 seconds. A lot people compare my style to Clinton Portis."
Spiller was so highly thought of by Florida State that Seminoles tendered him a verbal offer last spring.  Another big-time program has thrown their name into the hat.
"Florida just offered me," he said.  "I'm getting a lot of letters from schools all across the country."

Spillers' early list consists of Florida, Florida State, Miami, Georgia and Tennessee.
"I like how Miami runs the ball and I'm looking at who they got at running back," he said.  "Florida has a new coach so I'll probably check out a few of their games.  I grew up a Florida State fan and they have a good environment.  I'm open to all schools and I'm looking at everyone."
Spiller who attended the Florida State camp last summer has a different plan this year.
"I probably won't attend any camps this year and I'll probably just workout hard in the weight room."
What are his goals for the upcoming season?
"I want to become more of a leader for my team and to make sure that we win a state championship," he said. 
Spiller was selected to 2B first team all-state as a junior by rushing for over 1,400 yards and 20 touchdowns.  He had an incredible 11.6 yards per carry to go along with 10 receptions for 200 yards.

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