Rennie is an All-American candidate

Last year, Ellsworth QB Tirrell Rennie (5-11, 190) led the nation in total offense and he returns with his top target and a boatload of confidence and experience. He's waiting patiently to see which D-1 programs like what he has to offer, but until then he's focused in his work in the classroom as well as the weight-room.

Rennie was a top dual-threat quarterback as a prep in North Lauderdale, Florida, but he was unable to qualify so he headed to Ellsworth and he couldn't be happier with how things have worked out.

"It's been really good for me," Rennie admitted to JCFootball.com recently. "I really wanted to find a place where the coaches pushed me, but also worked with me and got me ready for the next level and I wanted to go to a school that had a lot of success and we won our conference and our region last year."

As a freshman, the athletic signal-caller led the nation in total offense and he received Honorable Mention All-American honors after throwing for over 2,700 yards, 23 touchdowns and 11 interceptions while running for over 1,100 yards and 18 more touchdowns.

"I'm a guy who does most of his damage on the run," Rennie said. "I can throw it from the pocket, but I like to get out on the edge and be a threat with my arm or my legs.

"When you have a receiver like Quintin Robinson it makes things a lot easier for you and we have a good line too so that helps me out a lot."

As far as recruiting is concerned, Rennie said he's still waiting to hear from interest coaches and programs.

"I haven't gotten anything yet," Rennie said. "I'm getting my tape out to schools and I want to show them how I get things done out there.

"I've always played in the spread and I'm very comfortable running it, so that would probably be the ideal team for me to go to."

Even though he's got his sights set on a big sophomore campaign and garnering a D-1 scholarship, Rennie has been hard at work in the classroom, focused on finishing up his AA degree in December.

"I'm loaded up on classes and I'll be taking summer classes as well," Rennie noted. "I'm working real hard to be done in December because wherever I end up I want to be there for spring ball, but if I don't get done in December I will definitely be done next May."

No matter when he leaves, Rennie will have three years to play two once he steps on campus.

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