Childhood dreams becoming a reality for Ellington with "The Call"

COLUMBIA (WACH) - Bruce Ellington is one of 256 NFL prospects waiting for "the call" of a lifetime.

One day before the NFL draft Verizon is sharing the life story of several rising stars.

The video documenting Ellington's career starts in Moncks Corner where friends, family and former coaches share stories of Ellington's success on and off the field.

Draft analysts have predicted the former Gamecock to be selected as high as a second round draft choice.

Ellington led the Gamecocks with 49 catches for 775 yards and eight touchdowns this past season. Ellington finished his football career with 106 catches for 1,586 yards and 16 touchdowns, seventh on South Carolina's all-time list.

Ellington was a two-sport athlete at South Carolina, starting his college career on the basketball court before joining the Gamecock football team.

Sports anchor Corey Miller is in New York City covering the NFL Draft. You can follow all of our coverage of the Draft by clicking here.