Gillum Has Cajuns on List

Louisiana High School football programs put out a number of skilled athletes every year and the Cajuns are on the list of one of the state's top running backs in the 2010 class.

James Gillum can rush for 200-yards in every high school game, but he certainly has put up some lofty numbers over the past few years. The 5'11, 189-pound Gillum has carried the ball for 3,815 yards in three seasons with Pearl River. He has averaged more then 7 yards each time he has touched the football. The season James Gillum is already off to a fast start for the 2-1 Rebels rushing for 380 yards, on 59 carries and 7 TD's. The Cajun RedZone caught with Gillum Tuesday night to discuss recruiting and the 2009 football season.


On Current Offers….
Gillum- "Right now I have Arkansas, ULL, Northern Illinois, McNeese St. and Northwestern State. Coach Harris told me that ULL had offered, but I have not received anything in the mail yet."

On unofficial or official visits set….
Gillum- "Well I haven't been to any college football games yet, so I haven't taken any visits. I've been too busy with school and the football season right now, but Coach Harris and I will sit down and evaluate which schools I'm going to take official visits.

On Louisiana's Ragin'Cajuns…
Gillum- "I haven't spoken to anyone from ULL recently, but I know Coach Wingerter is the one that recruited Jason Maxwell. Coach Harris said they had called and were offering me, but I hadn't spoken to them. I haven't been to the campus, but I would definitely like to go down there for a game."

On the 2009 season….
Gillum- "We are 2-1 right now, after losing to West Feliciana. But we have some good athletes and we are going too contended for a playoff position. It always hurts to lose athletes like Jason Maxwell, but we have some guys that are capable of stepping up."

Current Academic Status…
Gillum- "I don't have my score on the most recent ACT test, but I'm scheduled to take it again in October. Right now I have a 2.9 GPA in my core, but I want to improve it every semester."

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