McCalebb and Sullen To Sign With Bengals

Onterio McCalebb

Auburn's Onterio McCalebb and John Sullen are both expected to sign free agent deals with the Cincinnati Bengals.

Auburn, Ala.--Onterio McCalebb wasn't drafted in this year's NFL Draft and is expected to sign a free agent deal with the Cincinnati Bengals along with former Auburn teammate John Sullen.

The Bengals drafted former North Carolina running back Gio Bernard in the second round of this year's draft. Former Ole Miss standout BenJarvus Green-Ellis is expected to be the first-teamer with Dan Herron, Cedric Peerman, Bernard Scott and Rex Burkhead also expected to be on the camp roster.

Worth Noting: McCalebb became the second player in Southeastern Conference history to accumulate more than 2,000 rushing yards, 1,000 kick return yards and 500 receiving yards. He rushed for 2,586 yards, which ranks ninth in Auburn history. He finished with 1,360 kickoff return yards, which is the fifth most for a Tiger.

McCalebb gained 620 yards as a receiver, the fourth most for an Auburn running back. His 63 receptions are the fourth most by an AU running back. He averaged 6.37 yards per rush for his career, which ranks third in Auburn history.

Sullen was a three-year starter for the Tigers on the offensive line, mostly at guard. The Auburn High product started 25 games in his career at Auburn and played in 51 games.

John Sullen

2012: He carried the ball 94 times for 570 yards and six touchdowns while catching 18 passes for 132 yards as a senior. McCalebb returned 23 kickoffs for 523 yards, including a 100-yard TD return vs. Mississippi State.

Onterio McCalebb is one of the fastest running backs in Auburn history.

2011: McCalebb earned second team All-SEC honors as he rushed the football 112 times for 641 yards and five touchdowns. He caught 32 passes for 344 yards and two scores. As a junior he returned 11 kickoffs for 338 yards, including an 83-yarder for a touchdown vs. Alabama.

2010: He set a school single-season record for rushing yards per attempt with 8.5 for the unbeaten, national champions. He ran the football 95 times for 810 yards and nine touchdowns. He caught seven passes for 86 yards and one score. McCalebb rushed six times for 47 yards in the national championship game and caught two passes for 10 yards.

2009: Despite being limited by an ankle injury much of his freshman season he rushed for 565 yards and five touchdowns on 105 carries. He became the first freshman in AU history to rush for 100-yard days in his first two varsity games. He also caught six passes for 58 yards as a freshman.

High School: He was rated as a four-star prospect by Scout.com at Fort Meade, Fla., High. Prior to enrolling at Auburn he played a season of prep school football at Hargrave Military Academy.

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