football

Warren Ark. athlete has three offers

One of Arkansas' top athletes has been offered
scholarships by three schools and has formed his early list of favorites.
RoShawn
Fellows, a 6-foot, 175-pound defensive back from Warren High School,
says he's received offers from Arkansas, Ole Miss and Tennessee.
"I got offered from Tennessee recently on the phone," he
said. "I was real excited about that. I've always followed them and wanted to be
a UT Vol, so that's sort of a dream come true. But I still want to keep all of
my options open, so I'm not going to make a decision just yet."
Fellows said there is a considerable amount of pressure
to stay at home.
"Arkansas has a great team, too, and that's home, you
know," he said. "That's going to play a big role because I want my family to be
close and see me play. For that reason, Arkansas would almost be my No. 1 right
now. It's real close."
Fellows also placed Ole Miss, Florida, Iowa and Auburn
among his list of favorites.
"Florida's a team that has been talking to me of late,"
he said. "They want to evaluate me more and see how I'd fit in to their system.
Here lately, they have me interested."
Fellows was a key member of Warren's Class 3A
championship team as a junior, catching 59 passes for 956 yards and 15
touchdowns at receiver while recording 44 tackles and 10 interceptions at
corner.
"I've always preferred defense because I think that's my
specialty," he said, "but I'm looking to have a breakout season at wide
receiver. If people think we threw the ball a lot last year, they haven't seen
anything yet. Some schools may start recruiting me as a receiver, too."
Fellows plays alongside another one of Arkansas' top
players, wideout Bret Smith, who may move to quarterback this season for the
Lumberjacks. That move could make Fellows the top receiving threat in the
offense.
"I like to play both sides of the ball, return kicks, do
anything I can," he added, noting the NFL's Charles Woodson as his favorite
player.
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