#STRecruiting Notebook 5-17

USC Monday night offered Dorman OT DJ Geth (6-6 310). The Gamecocks are hoping to land both Cavalier tackles as they have long pursued Markee Anderson. Geth is the son of former North Carolina basketball player Ed Geth and is just coming into his own in the football recruiting world. He was named the OL MVP at the recent Palmetto Combine in the Upstate. Some of his other offers include North Carolina, Coastal Carolina, James Madison, Marshall, Liberty Troy, Charlotte, Tulane and Georgia State. This spring he made visits to USC for the spring game along with stops at Clemson, LSU, Louisville and Coastal Carolina.

DT Elijah Davis of Wagener-Salley and East Mississippi JC is home until May 28th, and he said Monday night he’s planning to take an unofficial visit to USC before he returns to the junior college. Davis said he is in regular contact with Gamecock defensive line coach Jimmy Lindsey who is making a strong push for him. This summer he is planning to take visits to USC, Alabama and Tennessee. Davis added recent offers from Maryland and Texas. He also has offers from Florida State, Ole Miss, Texas Tech, Virginia Tech, Miami, Auburn and Georgia.

Recruiting has taken a back seat to the discus and the shot put for OT DJ Chester of McDonough, GA. The defending state champion in both events is focused on a repeat and not football offers or visits at this point. That will change once his track season is done. Ini fact, he plans to name a top 15 on May 27th. USC was one of his spring visits and the Gamecocks remain a recruiting fixture with him. Chester said he really likes the Gamecocks and talks to one of their coaches nearly every day. He has also visited Miami, Ole Miss, East Carolina, Mississippi State and Nebraska. Offers continue to come in for Chester who has added to his board. this month Arkansas and Georgia Tech. Some of his other offers are Florida State, Ole Miss, Boston College, Auburn, Maryland, Kansas, Pitt, Michigan, NC State, West Virginia, Kentucky and Louisville. He has not yet set any official visits.

Clemson target CB Braxton Myers of Coppell, TX committed to Southern Cal Monday night. Myers had narrowed his list to the Trojans, Clemson, Arkansas, Auburn, Ole Miss and LSU. He had scheduled official visits the first three weekends in June to Clemson, Ole Miss and Southern Cal. It appears he will only visit the Trojans after making the commitment.

SAF Jalon Kilgore (6-2 196) of Eatonton, GA was offered by Clemson Monday. He also has a USC offer. He visited Clemson and USC for their spring games, and he has an official visit to USC set for June 10th. He has also visited Oklahoma, Georgia, Georgia Tech and Florida.

Camden DT Xzavier McLeod set an official visit to LSU for June 16th.

USC target OT Elijah Williams was offered by Maryland.

WR Jamari Hough (5-11 184) of Buford plans to visit North Carolina this weekend.

Former USC WR EJ Jenkins announced a transfer to Georgia Tech.

Former Clemson QB Taisun Phommachanh announced a transfer to Georgia Tech.

Former USC DE Devontae Davis announced a transfer to Virginia.

Forward Perry Smith Jr. of Greenville Legacy Charter committed to Vermont.

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