At 6-3 and 197 pounds, Randle already has the size of a major Div. 1 receiver. Add in a 4.47 hand timed 40 yard dash and you have the makings of a possibly dominating combination of size and speed. Last year as a sophomore that combination helped Randle earn second team all district honors while reeling in 14 catches for 433 yards and 7 touchdowns lining up on the other side of the field from 2007 LSU signee Deangelo Benton.
"I just want to make plays whenever my team needs me, whether it's making a big catch or a block," Randle said. "I'll go back behind center and take a few snaps if I need to, I just hate to lose. I've never really been big on stats; just want to make plays when I need to."
What makes Randle such a big threat as a receiver and makes him standout from other guys?
"I would say my knowledge of the game, and just learning from other people. I know how to use my height and weight to get an advantage on my defenders."
Randle certainly added to that knowledge this summer by attending camps at a few different schools.
"I went to camps at
Speaking of coaches, a few of them have already started sending Randle a few letters in the mail.
"I've gotten mail from
What about Randle's thoughts on the home state Tigers?
"They're a great school and I'd really like to attend there," said Randle. "I just hope they'll give me an opportunity to play. I don't really have a list of schools yet, but if I did they would be one of my favorite schools. I'm going to try to make some games this year but I'm not sure which ones yet."
Rueben Randle claims a 3.3
GPA and has yet to take the ACT.