Tellish’12 Signs with Finnish Team Vaanta

Tellish’12 Signs with Finnish Team Vaanta

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Former Susquehanna football standout running back Greg Tellish’12 has signed with Finnish team Vaanta Taft, announced Wednesday.

Tellish, who coached at McDaniel for the 2012 season, left his name in the SU record books. His 2,275 career rushing yards are fourth-most all-time and his 555 carries are the third-most in program history.

As a senior, Tellish rushed for 942 yards on 228 carries (4.1 ypc; 94.2 ypg), scoring 11 touchdowns. Against McDaniel on Nov. 5, 2011 he scored on a 91-yard touchdown rush, the longest run from scrimmage in program history. Following the season, he was named to the Centennial Conference First Team.

Tellish follows former SU quarterback Derek Pope’09, who also played for Vaanta.