Prospect Update: Rodney Kinlaw

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Rodney Kinlaw

Running Back - Goose Creek, SC (Stratford HS)


5-10, 185, 4.35

320lbs bench, 460 lbs squat


Rushed for 1783 yards
and 33 touchdowns. Averaged 8.4 yards per carry.  Selected to Shrine Bowl.


South Carolina


Penn State

Virginia Tech

Wake Forest


Visits w/ player comments:

Clemson 1/10 - likes the environment and the academics

Penn State 1/17 - likes the the environment

South Carolina 1/20 - close to home and knows a lot of players already there

Virginia Tech 1/24 - likes the coaches and the environment plus his sister
goes there.



Even between all four visits.

What are the factors for your decision?

"I am going just going to look at the pros and cons of each.  I'm going
to look at their depth charts and who they have coming back and then just go with my heart."

Did you play any on the defensive side of the ball this year?


Do you play any other sports?

"I ran track last year but I don't think I am going to run again this year."

What did you run in track and what were some of the times?

"100, 200, 400, 4X1, 4X4.  I ran a 10.7 in the 100 and a 21.9 in the

Who do you pattern your style after?

"I like to watch film on Gayle Sayer.  I try to follow him a little

What are your strengths as a running back?

"My cutting ability and instincts."

Are you still enjoying the recruiting process?

"It's pretty good and interesting."


Any favorite coaches that are recruiting you?

"I pretty much like them all."

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