Profile 2003 - Ronnie McCullough (LB/RB)

[MEDIA:32874]<BR> <B>Ronnie McCullough</B> is an emerging prospect from Tampa, Florida. He plays both running back and linebacker. An offer from Florida could be forthcoming.

Running back/ linebacker prospect Ronnie McCullough is a player you will be hearing a lot about over the next several months. The senior to be from Tampa (Fla.) Hillsborough High School has a chance to be one of the top recruits from Central Florida. 

"Schools are recruiting me as a running back, fullback and linebacker," said McCullough. "It just depends on the school and scheme. I am hard to tackle as a running back. I run behind my pads and I am a powerful. As a linebacker, I have a nose for the ball and I love contact." 

According to McCullough, he has scholarship offers from Wisconsin, Purdue, pittsburgh, South Florida, Central Florida, Auburn and Virginia." 'I am really looking at where I will feel comfortable for the next 4-5 years. I also want to know how long it will take to get on the field. Florida, FSU, Miami, Notre Dame, Virginia, Auburn and Tennessee are the schools that I like. Right now, I am wide open and I would like to take my visits.." 

McCullough recently had a stellar camp at Florida on both sides of the ball. There, he was the MVP. "It was exciting because I did not know what to expect. I did well and think they will offer me. I was surprised."

 Last season as a junior, McCullough rushed for over 900 yards and 16 scores. He also recorded 140 tackles.

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