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Title: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on February 04, 2016, 01:06:42 pm
South Carolina 2016 Signing Day Recap (https://www.seccountry.com/south-carolina/south-carolina-signing-day-recap-this-class-is-well-ahead-of-my-first-one-at-florida)

Muschamp: “This class is well ahead of my first one at Florida”

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First, we’ll throw it way back to December, when four-star quarterback Brandon McIlwain sent South Carolina fans into a frenzy by choosing the Gamecocks over the MLB Draft. This was arguably the Gamecocks’ biggest pickup.

Muschamp’s biggest get was four-star defensive tackle Stephon Taylor. The highly recruited Taylor is out of New Orleans and had nearly three dozen total offers.

Three-star wide receiver Randrecous Davis flipped his commitment from UGA...
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on February 05, 2016, 07:34:42 am
SEC Network ‏@SECNetwork 16h16 hours ago

The beginning of the Will Muschamp era.

The 2016 @GamecockFB class: http://bit.ly/1S3BLxI   #SpursUp
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on February 11, 2016, 01:17:41 pm
 ESPN SEC ‏@ESPN_SEC 2h2 hours ago

Recapping South Carolina's national signing day http://es.pn/1PPBBI8

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Biggest need heading into signing day: Receiver. The Gamecocks only had seven scholarship receivers on the roster heading into national signing day and their best player at the position in 2015, Pharoh Cooper, entered the NFL draft...

Carolina hauled in five receivers and two tight ends in their signing class, adding a heap of depth. One of those receivers, ESPN 300 prospect Bryan Edwards, enrolled in January, meaning he'll participate in spring football and will have a solid chance to contribute right away. Edwards, the No. 253 overall player in the nation, was a U.S. Army All-American who possesses good size (6-foot-3, 200 pounds) and speed (4.53-second 40-yard dash). Joining Edwards in the class are three-star receivers Korey Banks, Randrecous Davis, Chavis Dawkins and Kiel Pollard...
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on February 15, 2016, 09:30:07 am
Summie Carlay@CarlaySummie

Honored and blessed to receive an offer to play football at USC. Thank you to the staff! #spursup #sec

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CbH5NEQUcAA1Wxt.jpg)

http://247sports.com/Player/Summie-Carlay-89111

'17 OT
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on February 16, 2016, 09:15:07 am
ManChild™@KyshaunB

Blessed to receive an offer from University of South Carolina #SpursUp 🐓🐓


SportsTalk ‏@sportstalksc 15h15 hours ago

SportsTalk Retweeted ManChild™

#STRecruiting:  USC Monday night offered RB Kyshaun Bryan of Ft. Lauderdale. 

Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on February 29, 2016, 01:34:31 pm
 GoGamecocks.com ‏@gogamecocks Feb 27

What USC must do to keep the top football talent at home http://scne.ws/KdPF35 

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INDIANAPOLIS

Stuck out on Hwy. 701, not quite in North Carolina and not exactly near the beach, Loris, S.C., is hard to find. It’s one of the reasons nobody found Temarrick Hemingway.

At least nobody in FBS football found him. Hemingway spent most of last week not in Loris, but at Lucas Oil Stadium for the NFL Combine, which means professional talent evaluators judged him one of the 300 or so most intriguing prospects in the country.

Hemingway didn’t play at South Carolina or at Clemson or at any other major college football program in the country, which simultaneously illustrates one of the most promising and most difficult things about South Carolina coach Will Muschamp’s new job.

There are talented football players in the state of South Carolina, but a lot of them are hard to find.

“There’s really a lot of unidentified talent in South Carolina that people don’t really get to see,” Hemingway said. “I know me growing up, I wasn’t blessed with a lot of financial resources, so I couldn’t go to the big-time camps. So, a lot of talent in South Carolina goes unnoticed because of that.”

The state reminds Muschamp of another state he used to call home – Louisiana, where he was an LSU assistant coach from 2001-2004.

“I really liken the state of South Carolina to the state of Louisiana,” he said. “There are pockets in our state that are very difficult to get to. A lot of guys go unnoticed because it’s hard to get there. A lot of other schools aren’t coming to those places.”

The 24th-largest state in the country, based on population, the Palmetto State ranked second in NFL players produced per capita based on a study of 2014 rosters by USAFootball.com. (South Carolina produced one for every 84,089 residents, while Louisiana finished first with one for every 76,837 residents.)

...

Former South Carolina running back Brandon Wilds, a Blythewood native who also is at the Combine, can still remember the schedule gauntlet his Bengals faced in his high school career.

“Jadeveon Clowney, Stephon Gilmore, Gerald Dixon, all those guys were on the same team,” Wilds said. “And then the next week we would go and play Gerald Dixon Jr. with Justin Worley and Cordarrelle Patterson.”

“A lot of people talk about Florida or California, even some northern states, but as a whole in South Carolina, I know there are a lot of great players in South Carolina that are overlooked,” Wilds said.

0 best players from South Carolina in the NFL this past season who didn’t play for the Gamecocks:
A.J. Green

WR, Bengals

Hometown: Summerville

College: Georgia
Josh Norman

CB, Panthers

Hometown: Greenwood

College: Coastal Carolina
Roddy White

WR, Falcons

Hometown: James Island

College: UAB
Martavis Bryant

WR, Steelers

Hometown: Calhoun Falls

College: Clemson
Lawrence Timmons

LB, Steelers

Hometown: Florence

College: Florida State
DeAndre Hopkins

WR, Texans

Hometown: Central

College: Clemson
Carlos Dunlap

DE, Bengals

Hometown: North Charleston

College: Florida
DeMarcus Lawrence

DE, Cowboys

Hometown: Aiken

College: Boise State
Bryon Maxwell

DB, Eagles

Hometown: North Charleston

College: Clemson
Robert Quinn

DL, Rams

Hometown: Ladson

College: UNC
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on March 03, 2016, 07:19:06 am
SportsTalk ‏@sportstalksc Mar 1

SportsTalk Retweeted Stephen Guidry

#STRecruiting:  WR Stephen Guidry of Hinds JC, MS committed to USC Tuesday night. 
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on March 04, 2016, 08:01:55 am
Reports that '17 6-6 Georgia Military College OT Dennis Daley gave a verbal to SC.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on March 09, 2016, 10:30:30 am
Michael Carvell ‏@Carvell_AJC 5m5 minutes ago

Son of South Carolina star Duce Staley will follow father’s footsteps http://sec.news/1TLw9cJ

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Damani Staley will continue his family’s legacy at South Carolina.

The three-star outside linebacker announced his commitment to the Gamecocks via Twitter on Wednesday morning.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on March 19, 2016, 09:16:21 pm
'17 3-star Laurens OT Summie Carlay gave a verbal to the Gamecocks.

He is reported to have had an offer from NC State.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on March 24, 2016, 10:10:53 am
South Carolina Gamecocks and first-year coach Will Muschamp landed a major commitment Thursday from four-star quarterback Jake Bentley (https://www.seccountry.com/south-carolina/south-carolina-lands-major-commitment-from-nations-no-6-qb-prospect)

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His father, Bobby Bentley, is South Carolina’s running backs coach. The Opelika, Ala., native is rated as the No. 6 pro-style quarterback in the country and the No. 104 overall recruit in the Class of 2017
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on March 26, 2016, 09:54:04 am
SportsTalk ‏@sportstalksc Mar 24

#STRecruiting: The SportsTalk Interview with USC QB commitment Jake Bentley (AUDIO) http://goo.gl/fb/V5DXLE

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QB Jake Bentley of Opelika, AL gave USC fans a burst of spring fever for the football season Thursday morning by announcing a commitment to the Gamecocks.  A national recruit, Bentley becomes one of the most highly regarded quarterbacks to commit to USC in the last 20 years.

Bentley talked about his reasons for choosing the Gamecocks, how he will handle having his father (Bobby Bentley) on the coaching staff, and his hopes for the future.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on April 02, 2016, 10:25:26 am
GoGamecocks.com ‏@gogamecocks 11m11 minutes ago

Charlotte lineman Eric Douglas commits to South Carolina http://scne.ws/Ky4ksV  #thestate #gg

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Offensive lineman Eric Douglas of Charlotte, N.C., announced a commitment to South Carolina on Saturday.

Douglas is a Class of 2017 prospect from Mallard Creek

Eric Douglas Sr. was a standout offensive lineman at SC State.

5.6-rated OT is a top 30 player in his state.

https://twitter.com/edoug71/status/716279557838516224
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on April 02, 2016, 05:26:14 pm
Tyreek Johnson’s first scholarship offer came in February from his home-state school, South Carolina. Two months later, the three-star defensive end from Sumter, is ready to join the Gamecocks.

The 6-foot-4, 245-pound defensive end committed to South Carolina (https://www.seccountry.com/south-carolina/south-carolina-lands-commitment-from-surprised-in-state-defensive-end)

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Johnson’s only other offer was from Coastal Carolina and the recruit even admitted he was shocked when he received an offer from coach Will Muschamp.

Johnson is the eighth signee in South Carolina’s 2017 class. He recorded 89 tackles and 10 sacks for Lakewood ...

Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on April 06, 2016, 09:07:27 am
Michael Carvell ‏@Carvell_AJC 1m1 minute ago

Elite 2017 QB will skip senior year, join South Carolina this fall http://sec.news/23bs3PY

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Bentley, rated the No. 6 QB in the Class of 2017, announced Wednesday that he will graduate from high school a full year early and join his father, Bobby Bentley, with the Gamecocks for the 2016 season.

https://twitter.com/JakeBentley19/status/717692522609426436
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on April 08, 2016, 11:49:48 am
SportsTalk ‏@sportstalksc 17h17 hours ago

SportsTalk Retweeted Drew Pyne

#STRecruiting:   2020 QB Drew Pyne of New Canaan, CT visited USC Thursday & was offered.  Also has a FSU offer.

https://twitter.com/dpyne6/status/718216889097392129

Adam Behrends ‏@ambehrends 17h17 hours ago

Adam Behrends Retweeted Drew Pyne

Another one for my man! Proud of 8th grade QB @dpyne6 ! Been grindin and mastering his craft since he was a pup.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on April 19, 2016, 09:56:04 am
https://twitter.com/bobbybentley/status/722241684927602689
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on April 30, 2016, 07:21:03 am
Radi Nabulsi ‏@RadiNabulsi 17h17 hours ago

Radi Nabulsi Retweeted Stephen Guidry

Juco wide receiver Stephen Guidry decommits from South Carolina. Was offered by UGA a while back.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on May 02, 2016, 08:44:34 am
Wren QB Jay Urich was back in Columbia Saturday for the Will Muschamp cookout (http://sportstalksc.com/index.php/2016/05/02/strecruiting-urich-left-usc-with-clear-message-from-gamecocks)

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Urich got plenty of face time with Muschamp and offensive coordinator Kurt Roper.  And he said the message they delivered to him was clear.

“They really like me and I’m their number one guy,” Urich said.  “It means a lot.  I really like the coaching staff and getting to hang around them I had a great time.  It was more of a hanging out type of day. Building relationships.”

Urich picked up an offer last week from Southern Miss, the second major program to offer him besides USC.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on May 02, 2016, 08:56:13 am
'17 3-star St. Thomas Aquinas RB Kyshaun Bryan gave a verbal to SC.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on May 02, 2016, 08:56:54 am
'17 3-star Brunswick ATH Shawn Smith gave a verbal to SC.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on May 04, 2016, 09:39:15 am
https://twitter.com/sportstalksc/status/727699373342269441
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on May 26, 2016, 10:54:12 am
South Carolina could land 2017 QB commit on Friday (https://www.seccountry.com/south-carolina/south-carolina-could-land-2017-qb-commit-on-friday)

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Just hours after word of Jay Urich’s looming college announcement, the three-star quarterback picked another offer.

Duke joined South Carolina, Appalachian State, Coastal Carolina, South Dakota State and Southern Miss among the options for Urich, who will announce his decision Friday at 3:30 p.m..

Last January, Urich transferred to Wren High School (Piedmont, S.C.) from Blue Ridge, following a path similar to the one that Kelly Bryant took from Abbeville.

No. 28 dual-threat quarterback in the Class of 2017 led Wren to a 7-5 record.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on May 27, 2016, 08:47:03 pm
https://twitter.com/sportstalksc/status/736350597419520000
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on June 03, 2016, 11:52:49 am
https://twitter.com/Carvell_AJC/status/738775066008268800
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on June 05, 2016, 08:14:57 am
https://twitter.com/bobbybentley/status/736670872027680769
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on June 09, 2016, 06:38:29 am
https://twitter.com/sportstalksc/status/740563335687589888
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on June 09, 2016, 06:40:43 am
'17 3-star Piedmont DE Davonne Bowen gave a verbal to SC.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on June 09, 2016, 11:21:38 am
https://twitter.com/sportstalksc/status/740765063884197888
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on June 13, 2016, 12:06:04 pm
Productive recruiting week for Gamecocks (https://www.seccountry.com/south-carolina/gamecocks-have-close-big-recruiting-week-ready-to-start-another)

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Muschamp landed two on Wednesday when defensive lineman Devonte Wyatt and linebacker Davonne Bowen hopped on board. On Saturday, receiver Shi Smith and linebacker Eldridge Thompson pulled the trigger within minutes of each other.

Smith, now the highest-rated prospect in South Carolina’s class, is a four-star athlete from Union, S.C. He’s rated the No. 2 overall in-state prospect and the No. 14 athlete in the country.

Arkansas, Baylor and Missouri have also been in contact with Thompson, but his other offers were from Middle Tennessee, South Dakota State, South Alabama and schools from Conference USA.

Like Wyatt, Thompson committed while on campus, shortly after picking up the offer.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on June 13, 2016, 01:26:53 pm
https://twitter.com/Carvell_AJC/status/742413311690612736
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on June 17, 2016, 08:44:02 am
https://twitter.com/Carvell_AJC/status/743800904374165504
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on June 17, 2016, 05:06:35 pm
https://twitter.com/sportstalksc/status/743829155322593280

https://twitter.com/sportstalksc/status/743856624029204480
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on June 20, 2016, 10:26:10 am
https://twitter.com/Carvell_AJC/status/744892975570915329
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on June 21, 2016, 06:26:20 am
https://twitter.com/Carvell_AJC/status/745067045247717377

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Tancey Richardson took to Twitter again, to announce that he was not committed to South Carolina.

Mississippi State, Colorado State, Southern Miss and Kent State are listed on his offer sheet.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on June 22, 2016, 09:55:58 am
With 17 commitments already on board, space is limited in South Carolina’s 2017 signing class.

Though NCAA rules prohibit schools from signing more than 25 prospects in a class, South Carolina has eight remaining spots, assuming junior college placement Javon Kinlaw is still counted with the 2017 haul.

Seven prospects have committed to Will Muschamp during the month of June and the Gamecocks coaches may not be done. (https://www.seccountry.com/south-carolina/5-prospects-who-could-commit-next-to-south-carolina)

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Chase Hayden, a 3-star from Collierville, Tenn., visited South Carolina last weekend and a decision could be on the horizon. The No. 31 ranked running back in the class of 2017 is also believed to be heavily considering Arkansas and Michigan.

The Crystal Ball predictions number Vols 8, SC 3, and Razorbacks 1.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on July 23, 2016, 11:05:15 pm
Class of 2017 Athens (Ga.) Clarke Central safety Zay Brown made the decision to end his recruitment, committing to South Carolina (https://www.seccountry.com/south-carolina/safety-zay-brown-commits-to-south-carolina-during-cookout)

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Gamecocks now have 17 members in their 2017 class, which moved up to the No. 23 class in the nation...
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on July 25, 2016, 07:15:40 am
Gamecocks picked up their second commit of the weekend when 2017 Rocky Mount (N.C.) linebacker Sherrod Greene committed (https://www.seccountry.com/team/sherrod-greene-commits-to-continue-a-good-weekend-for-south-carolina)

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He is commit No. 18 for the class and joins Athens (Ga.) Clarke Central safety Zay Brown as players to commit to USC this weekend.

6-foot-1, 225-pound Greene also had offers from Alabama, Cal, N.C. State and many more.

He is the No. 492 player in the nation.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on August 01, 2016, 09:48:26 am
Gamecocks coaches taking advantage of new Twitter recruiting rules (https://www.seccountry.com/south-carolina/gamecocks-coaches-taking-advantage-of-new-twitter-recruiting-rules)

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College football coaches are finally permitted to recognize a recruit’s social media activity.

Will Muschamp took a measured approach to his retweets. The Gamecocks head coach limited his clicks to prospects who are committed to South Carolina, including Eric Douglas, Javon Kinlaw, Jay Urich, Sherrod Greene and Davonne Bowen.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on August 01, 2016, 06:19:03 pm
https://twitter.com/Carvell_AJC/status/760242770304991232

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29 ranked offensive tackle in the class of 2017 committed to South Carolina over Tennessee, NC State and North Carolina.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on August 17, 2016, 07:42:45 am
4-star Hamsah Nasirildeen pulled the trigger on a commitment to South Carolina over offers from Florida and Florida State (https://www.seccountry.com/south-carolina/south-carolina-lands-commitment-from-hamsah-nasirildeen)

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Nasirildeen, a rising senior at Concord High in North Carolina, is ranked as the No. 12 outside linebacker in the class of 2017. He’ll play safety for the Gamecocks.

No. 139 overall prospect in the country, Nasirildeen is now the highest ranked prospect in the Gamecocks class.

https://twitter.com/CoachWMuschamp/status/765615113277759488
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on August 18, 2016, 10:03:46 pm
https://twitter.com/Hale_AJC/status/766437067987517440

While on the trainers table, a hefty dose of an icy hot-like rub was applied to his left calf. He's gonna be fine.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on August 27, 2016, 05:24:13 pm
https://twitter.com/Carvell_AJC/status/769616693450735616

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4-star CB Jamyest Williams committed to South Carolina on Saturday afternoon...

“It started with (Clemson defensive backs coach) Mike Reed and then over to (Georgia defensive coordinator) Mel Tucker, but then just the relationship with (Will) Muschamp and Robinson, dating back to Auburn — that’s just what it was going to take to get it done,” J.J. said. “Also, (Jamyest) just wanted to build his own legacy. He could have went to — let’s get it straight — he could have went to any school that he wanted to.

“Nobody dropped Jamyest off their recruiting list. As far as it goes, South Carolina was the best choice for him and that was the choice he wanted to make. He wants to build his own legacy. He wanted to make his own name for himself, day one.”

The decision “went down to the last few hours.”

“Just him being from Athens, UGA being in his backyard, just knowing the relationship he had with Mel Tucker … it was probably the hardest thing he probably had to do in his life, tell his hometown, his state school, that he’s going to play football elsewhere,” J.J. said.

“He liked coaches that he can relate to, somebody he feels like can be a father-figure, somebody that’s not just going to pat him on the back when things go wrong,” J.J. said. “He felt that with Coach T-Rob … it was just all about the relationships, consistently.”

Jamyest does not plan to enroll early at South Carolina.

Though he plans to take all five official visits, J.J. said his son’s commitment to the Gamecocks is firm.

“We don’t believe in committing and de-committing,” J.J. said. “Those are just values we have within ourselves. He’s still going to take his visits, let’s make that be known. He’s still going to take his five visits, but he is 100 percent (committed).”
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on September 12, 2016, 09:50:17 am
Devonta OrTre Smith (http://sportstalksc.com/index.php/2016/09/11/strecruiting-gamecocks-land-standout-receiver-ortre-smith)

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WR OrTre Smith (6-4 212) of Wando, who at one time appeared destined to be a Clemson Tiger, announced Sunday night he instead will be a USC Gamecock and play for Will Muschamp.

Smith made his commitment announcement in Charleston as part of his birthday celebration.

Smith’s mother is a former Clemson volleyball player and most of his family support the Tigers.

He becomes USC’s 23rd commitment for the class and the third receiver, all with the last name of Smith.  He plans to enroll in January.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on October 04, 2016, 10:00:53 pm
https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/783376159274926080
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on October 09, 2016, 10:32:53 pm
https://twitter.com/TJ75_/status/785269350416674816

https://twitter.com/gogamecocks/status/785275441879797760
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on October 24, 2016, 08:35:46 am
Michael Carvell ‏@Michael_Carvell 22s22 seconds ago

SpursUp Surveillance: South Carolina’s recruiting weekend   (https://www.seccountry.com/south-carolina/south-carolinas-recruiting-weekend)

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Naytron Culpepper, the weekend’s uncommitted official visitor, gave the trip high marks.

Culpepper, a 3-star safety from Miami (Fla.) Carol City High School, also has an official visit to Michigan State scheduled in November. Maryland and Mississippi State remain in the mix for official visits.

Culpepper was the Gamecocks second uncommitted official visitor of the season. Three-star offensive lineman Jerry Drake Jr. was in town the weekend of the Texas A&M game.

https://twitter.com/DjjLauderdale/status/790391323337646080
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on November 05, 2016, 08:03:48 am
https://twitter.com/gogamecocks/status/794680594219155456

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South Carolina added a wide receiver commitment Friday night from Chad Terrell of Dallas, Ga.

Terrell (6-foot-3, 205 pounds) plays for North Paulding High and made his announcement before his game. He picked the Gamecocks over Oregon and N.C. State.

Terrell officially visited Oregon. His commitment gives USC 22 pledges for the 2017 class, three of those from wide receivers. He joins in-state standouts OrTre Smith (Wando) and Shi Smith (Union County).
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on November 14, 2016, 10:22:19 am
Jones County Junior College DE Javon Kinlaw gave a verbal to SC
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on December 01, 2016, 11:40:19 am
SportsTalk ‏@sportstalksc 12h12 hours ago

#STRecruiting:  Culpepper hears again from Gamecocks http://sportstalksc.com/index.php/2016/12/01/strecruiting-culpepper-hears-gamecocks/ …

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Culpepper of Miami said he has been in contact recently with the USC coaching staff.

“Great coaching, a winning team, great atmosphere and a great education,” Culpepper said.

As for his commitment announcement, Culpepper is unsure when he plans to make it. He said he may plan to announce after he takes all of his official visits or may wait until signing day.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on January 09, 2017, 10:13:55 am
https://twitter.com/sportstalksc/status/818315894296289280

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SC is taking a look at former North Carolina cornerback Mike Hughes who was a standout at Garden City JC, KS this past season.  “Yes sir they have been recruiting me pretty hard,” Hughes confirmed over the weekend.  He did not say if he will take an official visit to USC.  He has taken officials to East Carolina and TCU.

Hughes is a native of New Bern, NC.  He played in 12 games as a true freshman at UNC in 2015.  He was suspended for one game after his arrest for a count of misdemeanor assault inflicting serious injury after an incident at a UNC fraternity house in October of 2015.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on January 09, 2017, 10:49:02 am
https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/818495988402974720
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on February 01, 2017, 09:44:12 am
Jones County Junior College DE Javon Kinlaw gave a verbal to SC

https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/826810466185916416
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on February 01, 2017, 09:51:58 am
https://twitter.com/sportstalksc/status/826815539104342017

SportsTalk ‏@sportstalksc 9m9 minutes ago

#STRecruiting:  DE Aaron Sterling signs with USC
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on February 01, 2017, 11:53:23 am
SportsTalk ‏@sportstalksc 48m48 minutes ago

#STRecruiting:  DE Brad Johnson signs with USC
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on February 01, 2017, 02:16:20 pm
https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/826878323477319680
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: Jim Harris on February 01, 2017, 02:21:13 pm
https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/826878323477319680

He's the jamy-est
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on February 02, 2017, 11:31:23 am
He's the jamy-est

https://twitter.com/sportstalksc/status/826890432424660992

And/Or
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on February 03, 2017, 01:22:09 pm
https://twitter.com/sportstalksc/status/827568366558797825
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: DeltaBoy on February 03, 2017, 03:08:29 pm
Will showing even a Chimp can recruit but can he build a winner at USC east like the old Ball Coach did.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on February 27, 2017, 12:54:40 pm
https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/836263592064339969

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6-foot-2, 172-pound Darius Rush from C.E. Murray High School in Greeleyville, S.C. is the No. 19-rated prospect in the state for the 2018.

Brian Smith, Rush’s former high school coach: “He’s a straight-A student, National Honor Society kid. He is what he is. He’s a great human being.

“It’s pretty crazy. He’s got size-17 feet. I’m expecting him to grow a couple of more inches taller and end up 6-4 or 6-5. If he does that, he’ll probably play on the offensive side of the ball.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on March 14, 2017, 01:48:22 pm
https://twitter.com/sportstalksc/status/840983974105214976
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on March 28, 2017, 05:58:21 pm
https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/846858069921423360

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Hank Manos, a 6-foot-4, 275-pound state champion wrestler from Chapin (S.C.) High reciprocated the Gamecocks interest and announced his commitment.

“I’ve kind of been thinking over the last couple of days, almost going on a week now. It almost started after I took that last trip up to USC. I’d realized that my three criteria for picking a school: education, proximity to home and coaching – I kind of realized that USC was the best option for me in all three of those aspects.

“I kind of let it sit for a day, to make sure I was 100 percent on that, then this morning, I went and talked with (Chapin) coach (Justin) Gentry, then I called coach (Will) Muschamp and coach Wolf after school today.”

Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on April 05, 2017, 01:16:10 pm
'18 .8644-rated Murfreesboro Siegel OT Maxwell Iyama gave a verbal to SC.

6'5", a Chick-fil-a biscuit shy of 300 on the day they took his measurements
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on May 12, 2017, 08:40:50 am
'18 -3-star Ware County OLB Ernest Jones gave a verbal to the Gamecocks
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on May 12, 2017, 08:46:10 am
'18 3-star Braden River back Deshaun Fenwick gave a verbal to SC.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on June 04, 2017, 06:41:16 am
https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/871171256472698880

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Roderick, a 6-foot, 207-pound triple option QB from Cane Bay High committed to the Gamecocks over offers from Duke, Georgia Tech, North Carolina and State.

Gamecocks entered June with seven commitments in the 2018 class, three of whom are from in-state recruits: 3-star defensive end Tyreek Johnson, 3-star wide receiver Darius Rush and 3-star center Hank Manos.

Roderick is ranked as the No. 15 overall prospect in the state.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on June 12, 2017, 06:40:18 am
https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/874047593986359296

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3-star athlete Bryce Thompson, one of the top overall prospects from the state of South Carolina, announced on Twitter that he will de-commit from Virginia Tech.

North Carolina State, South Carolina and Washington State are among his other Power 5 offers.

Gamecocks coaches got another in-person look at Thompson last Wednesday when he attended the second session of the Will Muschamp Football Camp. He worked primarily at defensive back...

Thompson told SEC Country he’s being recruited by South Carolina to play as a nickel back and/or safety.

“I want to make sure that my whole family [will] be at every home game, too. I keep that in mind,” he said...
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on June 16, 2017, 08:27:14 am
https://twitter.com/sportstalksc/status/875392507072442369

6-7 .8455-rated OT
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on June 19, 2017, 06:57:35 am
https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/876568373064282112

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Four-star quarterback Dakereon Joyner became the 10th commitment in the 2018 South Carolina recruiting class after making his announcement Sunday afternoon at Fort Dorchester High...

Silent Commit
The actual commitment, Joyner said, was made a couple of months ago, but he wanted to stick to his plan to announce it on Father’s Day, to honor his late father, Damond Alton Joyner.

Now that the word’s out, Joyner plans to get to work on the recruiting trail and help beef up the Gamecocks 2018 class.

Up first on the agenda is 5-star defensive end Xavier Thomas, who’s committed to Clemson.

QB, not athlete
“[Joyner] doesn’t do things normally,” Coach LaPrad said. “His work-ethic, off-the-field, discipline, character, his ability, his speed, his arm-strength keeps getting better, better and better — it’s just freakish.

“He just keeps getting better. Every day he gets better. It’s scary.”

Hard work, LaPrad added, “is not a problem for him.”

“If he has to change this, change that, he can do it,” LaPrad said. “A lot of people [say] he’s an athlete, not a quarterback. Let me tell you something, there’s no doubt he’s a quarterback and he is a [darn] good athlete, but he is going to make [South Carolina] very, very happy and he’s going to keep somebody their job.”
QB, not athlete

As LaPrad noted, there are some folks who aren’t sold on Joyner as a quarterback. That, Joyner said, serves as motivation “to the full extent, 100 percent.”
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on June 26, 2017, 01:00:35 pm
https://twitter.com/SpiritBen/status/879364573303906304
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on July 05, 2017, 03:28:04 pm
https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/882331074004647938
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on July 06, 2017, 12:19:27 pm
https://twitter.com/sportstalksc/status/882285755237838849
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on July 13, 2017, 08:49:39 am
https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/885492399232995328
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on July 15, 2017, 12:38:55 pm
https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/886209699015573504
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on July 22, 2017, 01:19:00 pm
 Michael Carvell‏ @Michael_Carvell 4m4 minutes ago

South Carolina recruiting: 2018 OL Jesus Gibbs commits  https://www.seccountry.com/south-carolina/south-carolina-recruiting-2018-ol-jesus-gibbs-commits

Will Muschamp say: Thank you Jesus

https://twitter.com/jeezusnextdoor/status/888821799299031040
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on July 22, 2017, 09:48:35 pm
https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/888879931064758272
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on July 22, 2017, 09:49:31 pm
https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/888875922950107137
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on July 23, 2017, 02:42:11 pm
Gamecocks’ their first commitment for 2019 

LB Ahdarrious Gee (6-1 190) of Cordele, GA committed to the Gamecocks at Spurs Up Cookout (https://sportstalksc.com/index.php/2017/07/22/strecruiting-gamecocks-land-first-2019-class)

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Gee said he also strongly considered Mississippi State and Vanderbilt but saw USC as his best opportunity.

“I chose the Gamecocks because I feel home here in South Carolina,” Gee said.  “I like the education level and the type of defense they run.  They like the way I play the linebacker position and get to the ball.”

Gee had 208 tackles and 2 sacks as a sophomore.  He also said part of the attraction the Gamecocks offered him is the chance to play for a defensive minded head coach in Will Muschamp and for defensive coordinator Travaris Robinson.

“They’re two great coaches.  I can’t wait to play for them,” Gee said.

Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on July 24, 2017, 07:02:41 am
https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/889242554541236225

http://247sports.com/Player/Ronnie-Jamison-82826

Irmo WR playing at Kansas CC
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on July 24, 2017, 10:14:57 am
https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/889459165298610177

Ke$hia
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: Jim Harris on July 24, 2017, 11:25:21 am
https://twitter.com/sportstalksc/status/826890432424660992

And/Or

reminds me of the twins from Mississippi who were named Eric and Co-Eric.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on July 26, 2017, 10:28:38 pm
https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/890349060854620160
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on August 01, 2017, 11:40:57 am
https://twitter.com/sportstalksc/status/892112850520596484
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on August 19, 2017, 12:19:35 pm
 Michael Carvell‏ @Michael_Carvell

Four-star WR Josh Vann commits to South Carolina
(https://pbs.twimg.com/card_img/897606426721472513/5YLqqQ9L?format=jpg&name=600x314)

No. 36 WR in Class o' '18 chose SC over UG (https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/898942203271229440)
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on August 20, 2017, 06:20:05 am
 SportsTalk‏ @sportstalksc 19h19 hours ago

#STRecruiting:  WR Josh Vann of Tucker, GA committed to USC.


4-star is one of the top 20 players in the state of Georgia's '18 class
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on August 20, 2017, 07:29:29 am
 Michael Carvell‏ @Michael_Carvell

South Carolina recruiting: What Josh Vann’s commitment means for the Gamecocks
(https://pbs.twimg.com/card_img/899242223769923584/cSP9kZq-?format=jpg&name=600x314) (https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/899243805907587072)

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South Carolina needed a commitment from 4-star wide receiver Josh Vann, to help appease the star counters.

More importantly, they went head-to-head with Georgia and won on an in-state guy who was truly coveted by the Dawgs. That’s always a win, no matter how big-time the recruit may be, so Will Muschamp has bragging rights on his old buddy Kirby Smart...
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on September 14, 2017, 05:00:49 am
2019 DE Rodricus Fitten (6-3 220) of Atlanta announced on Twitter a commitment to the Gamecocks. USC offered him in late April and he also holds offers from North Carolina, Louisville and Iowa State.

Georgia also has been showing interest.
(https://pbs.twimg.com/card_img/908133327558848512/LDzV96Nw?format=jpg&name=144x144_2) (https://sportstalksc.com/index.php/2017/09/13/strecruiting-2019-georgia-de-commits-usc)

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Fitten can play defensive end and outside linebacker and is the Gamecocks’ second commitment for the Gamecock’s 2019 class joining LB Ahdarrious Gee of Cordele.
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on October 03, 2017, 05:13:00 am
 Michael Carvell‏ @Michael_Carvell 10h10 hours ago

South Carolina offers 2019 QB committed to Arkansas
(https://pbs.twimg.com/card_img/915013207743492097/Dxb7-A9m?format=jpg&name=600x314) (https://twitter.com/Michael_Carvell/status/915013205826600961)
Title: Re: South Carolina Football Recruiting
Post by: jbcarol on October 03, 2017, 05:39:34 am
Gamecocks offer third 2019 quarterback
(https://pbs.twimg.com/card_img/914824574939942912/tlK_eSU1?format=jpg&name=600x314) (https://www.seccountry.com/south-carolina/south-carolina-recruiting-gamecocks-offer-another-2019-qb)

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South Carolina offered a third Class of 2019 quarterback, 4-star Sam Howell, who’s ranked by the 247Sports composite as the No. 5 pro-style passer in the country.

Gamecocks 2019 quarterback offer list also includes 4-star Garrett Shrader (Charlotte, N.C.) and 3-star Ryan Hilinski (Orange, Calif.).