Former Warriors’ star Truesdale earns All-Gulf South grid honors

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By The Staff

Former Indian Land High School football star Rondreas Truesdale has been named to the All-Gulf South Conference all-conference football team.

Truesdale, in 10 games this season, drew eight starts for the Statesmen. He rushed 85 times for 524 yards and scored three TDs. He averaged 6.2 per carry with an average of 52.4 yards a game. 

His longest run of the season went for 59 yards and his top rushing game was 13 carries for 116 yards against Shorter University.

Truesdale also caught nine passes for 95 yards, an average of 10.6 yards a catch and an average of 9.5 yards a game.

He also had a punt return for 29 yards and blocked two kicks for the 3-7 Statesman.

Truesdale, in his senior season at Indian Land, ran for 2,210 yards in 213 carries, a 9.95 average. He threw for 126 yards, hitting on 17-43 passes. Truesdale also had five catches for 110 yards and added 91 yards in kickoff yards for 2,447 all-purpose yards.

 Truesdale led the state in rushing through 11 games and scored 37 touchdowns.

Truesdale was named Class AA All-State following his junior and senior seasons where he combined for 3,686 yards rushing and 51 touchdowns.

Truesdale was named to play in the 2011 North-South All-Star football game in Myrtle Beach, only the fifth Warriors’ player selected to play in the elite game.

 He also lettered in wrestling and track where he was named all-state and claimed state championships for the Warriors.