Oct 27, 2011; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Miami Hurricanes mascot Sebastian the Ibis leads defensive lineman Anthony Chickillo (71) and defensive back Mike Williams (41) on to the field for a game against the Virginia Cavaliers at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports

Recruiting: Canes Warning Chats With 2014 WR George Rushing


Canes Warning recently had the opportunity to speak with Cardinal Gibbons’ (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) WR George Rushing.

SPECS

  • Height: 6’2
  • Weight: 190 lbs.
  • 40 time: 4.4 seconds
  • Shuttle: 4.2 seconds

Offers, per 247Sports:

  • Cincinnati
  • Marshall
  • Miami (OH.)
  • Ohio
  • Ole Miss

Canes Warning: Who were some of your favorite players growing up?

  • George Rushing: Jerry Rice and Randy Moss were two players I’ve looked up to growing up.

CW: What NFL player would you compare yourself to?

  • GR: I think I resemble [Atlanta Falcons WR] Julio Jones.

CW: From what school is the one offer that you want to receive the most?

  • GR: I don’t want any offer specifically, I just want a school that wants me and I feel fits me the most.

CW: What do you like to do when you’re not playing football?

  • GR: When I’m not playing football I like to find ways that I can get better as a football player and a person.

CW: Do you play any sports other than football?

  • GR: I also run track, the 100, 200 and the high jump.

CW: Do you want to run track at a collegiate level?

  • GR: Not really, [I like to run track] to stay in shape for football.

CW: Do you have any interest in Miami (Fla.)?

  • GR: Yes I have some interest in Mimi now that coach [James] Coley is there.  I like what he did at Florida State.

CW: Do you plan on attending any camps?

  • GR: I plan on hitting tons of camps.  I will be at the NUC 5-star camp and the Under Armour camp.  I will also be at the Miami camp and Florida camp, the Ole Miss camp, Cincinnati camp and many others.

CW: Who are you pulling for in the Super Bowl?

  • GR: I’m pulling for the Ravens.

Rushing is the son of former Florida Gator TE George Rushing who played under head coach Steve Spurrier from 1990-1992.  From watching Rushing’s highlight tape, there is no doubt that this youngster will continue to gain offers from top BCS programs.  Rushing is a big, aggressive receiver who is dangerous in open space.  He possesses the physical attributes to be successful at the next level and provides a good burst of speed.

Click here to watch George Rushing’s junior highlight tape.

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