USC coach Will Muschamp handed out two more offers Monday, one on offense, one on defense, and both players were in Columbia Saturday for the Alabama game. On the offensive side, the offer went out to tackle Tristan Leigh (6-5 265) of Fairfax, VA. Some of his other offers are LSU, Alabama, Penn State and Virginia Tech. The defensive offer
7-0 John Butler Jr. of Christ Church is emerging as a national prospect in the 2021 class. Clemson was one of his early offers and the Tigers were in to see him last week. USC has not yet offered but that process was set in motion last week when Butler and his dad, who also is the coach at Christ
USC brought in a large number of recruits for the Alabama game. Many of the Gamecocks’ commitments were in including QB Luke Doty and RB Marshawn Lloyd. Among the confirmed uncommitted visitors were DE Jordan Burch of Hammond, TE Jaheim Bell of Valdosta, GA, LB Len’Neth Whitehead of Athens, GA, LB Desmond Tisdol of Rochelle, GA, 2021 OL Dylan Fairchild
USC may be on the verge of adding a third wide receiver commitment to its class. Long time target Rico Powers, a native of Savannah but attending Hapeville Charter near Atlanta this season, said Sunday that after visiting the Gamecocks again Saturday for the Alabama game, he’s getting close on finalizing a decision. It’s not a matter of months. It’s
USC coach Will Muschamp talked with the media Sunday night following an afternoon practice, and in looking back at the Alabama loss, Muschamp praised his offense for moving constantly in to Alabama territory but noted they have to score more points. Defensively, he felt good about the play up front but he said the secondary is a mess right now
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney talked with the media Sunday night reviewing the win over Syracuse and looking ahead to this week’s game with Charlotte at Death Valley. Swinney said his team is still a work in progress but he’s happy with where they are at this point. And he said there are no new major injuries to report coming out
Clemson did little in the win Saturday night at Syracuse to dissuade most voters from voting it #1 again this week in both polls. The Tigers continued to dominate the ranking this week receiving all but 8 of the first place votes cast between the coaches and the media. Alabama picked up those non-Clemson votes to retain the second spot.
The Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas announced the rosters for the 82nd annual game to be played December 21st at Wofford College. Luke Doty of Myrtle Beach, a USC commitment, and Mikele Colasurdo of Chapman, were the quarterbacks selected for the Sandlappers by head coach Dean Boyd. Other USC commitments chosen were DE Tonka Hemingway of Conway and DB O’Donnell