Genesy to visit Memphis officially

Millington running back Roland Genesy will take an official visit to Memphis this weekend, Genesy told TigerAuthority.com.

Millington running back Roland Genesy will take an official visit to Memphis this weekend, Genesy told TigerAuthority.com.

Genesy is considering Memphis, Georgia Tech, East Carolina, UT-Martin, Murray State, Missouri State and Illinois. He has offers from UT-Martin and Murray State.

Even though he's gauged interest from decent programs, however, Genesy said he feels that he has registered a mere blip on the radar for college coaches around the country.

A power back, Genesy rushed 220 times for 1903 yards and 29 touchdowns last season.

"There are lots of good running backs in this class in Memphis," Genesy said. "I knew I'd be the underdog coming in the season, but that only drove me to want to be the best."

What makes Genesy's numbers even more impressive is the fact that Millington boasts virtually no passing game; the Trojans run the ball on almost every down, allowing defenses to stack the box and key on Genesy.

Genesy said he initially thought he'd have to leave home, but with the new interest coming from the hometown school, he may have a chance to reconsider.

"I'd love to stay in Memphis," he said. "I'd love to stay at home with my parents. (Memphis) wants a big back so they can take the pressure off the quarterback. I definitely have a lot of interest in Memphis."


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