Two offers and counting for top JUCO back

At 5'11", 225 pounds, Fullerton RB Kelvin York definitely fits the role of 'Big Back' and as a freshman last season he battered and bruised JC defenses in the Golden State for 1,400 yards and 17 touchdowns. With his skill-set and productivity, he already has two D-1 offers to his name and more could be on the way...

"Last week I got an offer from Louisiana Tech and then just (Tuesday) morning, I talked to Ole Miss and they offered me," a happy York told JCFootball.com. "It's a relief to get these offers, but it just makes me hungrier to go out and work as hard as I can because I feel I can be the best JUCO back in the country.

"I know my coaches have spoken to Nevada, San Diego State and a few other schools as well, but right now, my two offers are from Louisiana Tech and Ole Miss."

As a freshman last season, York rushed for over 1,400 yards and 17 touchdowns using his size, quickness and outstanding vision to keep the chains moving.

"My job is to make it easier on my offense," York said. "I like running in-between the tackles and making plays, taking it the distance.

"I love taking the will of the defense and just pounding them. After you do that enough, you start getting big plays and then it really starts to roll."

York prepped at Dutchtown (Geismar, La.) and got some attention from some SEC and ACC schools, but opted to sign with Texas Southern.

"After spending a semester there, I knew I wanted to try and play at the highest level I could," York told JCFootball.com. "I just didn't feel like it was the place for me, so I started looking around and I felt like coming out to California, to play the best JC ball out there, was the best situation for me and because I loved USC and figured that playing in Southern California would give me a better shot at playing there.

"I came out and so far things have worked out and now I just have to build on things and show people I can get it done no matter what obstacles I have in front of me."

York is on pace to finish his AA in May of 2012 and he will have three years to play two wherever he ends up.

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