Carbondale, IL (Sports Network) - Southern Illinois gladly used its recruiting advantage after running back Malcolm Agnew decided to transfer from Oregon State.
Agnew's brother Ray can block for Malcolm at SIU. Ray is a Salukis fullback.
SIU head football coach Dale Lennon announced Monday the addition of Malcolm Agnew to his Missouri Valley Conference program.
Agnew will be a junior for the 2013 season. In two seasons at Oregon State, he rushed for 692 yards and six touchdowns, averaging 4.6 yards per carry. Included was a 223-yard, three-touchdown performance in his first collegiate game in 2011.
Agnew was a former track sprinter at De Smet Jesuit High School in St. Louis.