Tyshon DyeTyshon Dye Running Back 6-1, 210 Elberton, GA View Full Profile (Elberton, Ga./Elbert County) has heard the speculation that he will play linebacker in college. He is not overly excited about that prospect.
“I would prefer running back all day, every day,” Dye said. “If it was my only option I would take it.”
Such a scenario is unlikely since Dye already has offers from Georgia and Clemson, two programs known for having great running backs. Last season Dye picked up 1,561 yards and 21 touchdowns on 212 carries.
As a freshman, he was on the leading tacklers on the team as as LB. He was named an honorable mention all-Region 8-AAA selection. As a sophomore, he had over 1000 yards rushing. He attended Mark Richt Camp at UGA in July 2011. His first college offer was Clemson.