Athlon: ACC RB Rankings for 2012


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Pos: RB   Height: 5-9   Weight: 195   Hometown: Moncks Corner, SC (Berkeley HS)  
Years Played: 2008 - 2012

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2. Andre EllingtonAndre Ellington
RS Jr. Running Back
#23 5-10, 190
Moncks Corner, SC

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, Clemson (SR)
Rushing Stats: 223 att., 1,178 yards, 11 TDs
Receiving Stats: 22 rec., 109 yards, 0 TD

Ellington’s first season as the starter in 2010 was cut short by a toe injury, but he rebounded with an excellent 2011 campaign. Ellington rushed for 1,178 yards and 11 touchdowns last year and added 22 receptions for 109 yards. He also closed out the year with back-to-back 100-yard games and rushed for 212 yards in a 56-45 victory over Maryland. Ellington is averaging an impressive 5.8 yards per rush during his career and has recorded 27 overall scores. There’s not much separating Ellington and North Carolina’s Giovani Bernard for the top spot in the ACC running back rankings. However, with Mike BellamyMike Bellamy
Fr. Running Back
#5 5-10, 175
Nocatee, FL

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likely to see a few more carries this year, it’s hard to see Ellington passing Bernard in rushing yardage.

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