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National Signing Day 2014: RB Caleb Kinlaw signs with Wisconsin

For National Signing Day, we are profiling each recruit that signs with Wisconsin, including running back Caleb Kinlaw from Goose Creek, S.C. Stay tuned to B5Q all week for more coverage of Wisconsin's 2014 class.

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186 lbs
Composite Ranking
Goose Creek (SC)
No. 38 RB

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Caleb Kinlaw, a one-time Georgia Tech commit, joins Taiwan Deal as half of the backfield tandem in Wisconsin's 2014 recruiting class. He committed to the Yellow Jackets in July but once now-former running backs coach Thomas Hammock came along, he was able to secure the flip. Considered the nation's No. 38 running back by 247 Sports' composite rankings, Kinlaw is widely considered a sleeper that could be a vital part of the post-Melvin Gordon Wisconsin backfield.


Rivals:  5.5
Scout:  (No. 93 RB)
247:  87 (No. 38 RB; No. 18 SC)
ESPN:  75 (No. 109 RB; No. 437 regional; No. 24 SC)

Verbally committed Nov. 14, 2013

Kinlaw visited for the BYU game on Nov. 9. He chose Wisconsin over offers from Arizona, Clemson, Kansas State, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia Tech, among others.



Senior: 129 carries, 1,154 yards, 20 TD; six receptions, 38 yards

Junior: 131 carries, 1,006 yards, 15 TD; one reception, 14 yards