USC’s latest offer to a quarterback in the 2022 class went out Tuesday night to Tayven Jackson (6-5 185) of Greenwood, IN. He’s the second quarterback this month to publicize an offer from the new Gamecock staff joining Tanner Bailey (6-1 195) of Gordo, AL. Jackson is rated a three-star prospect in the 247Sports Composite and the #19 pro-style quarterback nationally.
In his career, Jackson has passed for 2971 yards, 26 touchdowns and 15 interceptions. This past season he led his team to an unbeaten season and a state championship.
Jackson also reports offers from Texas A&M, Nebraska, Washington State, TCU, Michigan, Oregon, Georgia Tech, Florida State, Arkansas, Oklahoma State, Louisville, Kansas State, Pitt and West Virginia among others.
Bailey’s offer list includes Alabama, Auburn, Duke, Florida State, Georgia, Louisville, USF, Maryland, Oregon, Miami, Vanderbilt and Georgia Tech. Bailey is a four-star in the 247Sports Composite and is ranked the #8 pro-style quarterback nationally. He suffered a collarbone injury in the sixth week but returned for the final four games. On the season he passed for 2444 yards and 32 touchdowns. He passed for 2309 yards and 23 touchdowns in 2019.
Some other quarterbacks drawing interest from the Gamecocks are Tevin Carter (6-3 205) of Memphis, Sam Horn (6-4 190) of Suwanee, GA, and Chad Mascoe (6-0 220) of Tallahassee, FL.
Some other recruiting notes Tuesday:
USC target OT Leyton Nelson of Orlando was offered by Boston College, Marshall and Cincinnati.
Dutch Fork WR Antonio Williams was offered by Georgia and Ole Miss.
Westside QB Peter Zamora was offered by Marshall.
6-7 Alden Applewhite of Chandler, AZ named a top five of Clemson, Iowa State, Wake Forest, Mississippi State and St. John’s. He plans to announce February 26th.