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#STRecruiting: Four-star defensive end plays #Clemson a visit Tuesday

The parade of highly ranked talent making their way thru Clemson this month continued Tuesday with an unofficial visit from four-star DE Nyjalik Kelly (6-4 240) of Fort Lauderdale. Kelly is the #15 ranked defensive lineman nationally n the 247Sports Composite and the #12 prospect in Florida per the 247Sports Composite. Kelly said he met …

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#STRecruiting: Florida linebacker returning to see #Gamecocks on an official visit

Three-star LB Mason Thomas (6-3 225) of Fort Lauderdale made a stop at USC last week as part of a school tour with some teammates. During his time in Columbia, he got a private workout for head coach Shane Beamer and defensive coordinator/linebackers coach Clayton White who had offered him earlier this year. And not …

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#STRecruiting: #Gamecocks get first 2022 basketball commitment from in-state product (UPDATED with quotes)

USC is on the board with its first basketball commitment for the 2022 class in 6-8 point guard Zachary Davis of Denmark-Olar. Davis took an unofficial visit to USC Monday and met with head coach Frank Martin and recruiter Brian Steele. Steele had seen Davis in action, and he and Martin made the offer. Davis …

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#Clemson baseball coach Monte Lee gives final take on the season (AUDIO)

Clemson baseball coach Monte Lee Monday morning held a press conference to review the just completed season, a season that ended earlier than normal for Clemson as the Tigers missed the NCAA Tournament and suffered their first losing season in 64 years. Lee has taken full responsibility for the down year, though he has also …

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#STRecruting: Texas safety Peyton Williams commits to #Gamecocks

USC added another piece to its future defense Monday morning with a commitment from three-star safety Peyton Williams (6-0 180) of Rockwall, TX. His commitment comes the day after DT Jamaal Whyce of Miami went public with his Gamecock pledge. Williams is ranked the #65 safety nationally by 247Sports. Williams visited USC unofficially over the …

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#STRecruiting: Hankerson in the mix for running backs spot in #Gamecocks class

USC running backs coach Montario Hardesty might take only one running back in this class, though he always has the option to take a second. Jaylon Glover of Lakeland, FL, who took an official visit June 11-13, appears to be his top target. A second would be Anthony Hankerson (5-9 190) of Ft. Lauderdale. He …

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#STRecruiting: Florida defensive end commits to #Gamecocks

Three-star DE Jamaal Whyce (6-4 255) of Miami Sunday announced a commitment to USC. His announcement comes a week after Gamecock head coach Shane Beamer tweeted his “Welcome Home” commitment alert for Whyce. Whyce had visited USC last weekend and actually tweeted on June 11th that his recruiting was over and he would announce on …

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#STRecruiting: What did the Hyatts think of the new #Gamecocks staff after their first encounter? Dad Jamie shares some insight

2023 WR Devin Hyatt (6-1 180) is a speedster from Dutch Fork and one of the top receivers in the country in his class. He’s ranked a four-star in the 247Sports Composite and the #17 receiver nationally for 2023. He is following the footsteps of his brother Jalin who has a true freshman at Tennessee …

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#STRecruiting: Rose returning to see #Gamecocks next weekend

Former USC commitment SAF Anthony Rose (6-4 180) of Miami will return to Columbia for the second time this month next weekend for an official visit. Rose said earlier in the week his father and grandfather will join him. He made an unofficial visit June 6th with members of his former team from Hallandale, FL. …

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#Gamecocks coach Mark Kingston reviews season on SportsTalk (AUDIO)

USC baseball coach Mark Kingston joined us Thursday night on SportsTalk to reflect on the 2021 season. He, his staff and players navigated Covid and the nation’s most difficult schedule (4 regular season opponents are in Omaha, plus regional foe Virginia) to make an NCAA Regional, which they hosted. But, falling short of a trip …

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#STRecruiting: #Clemson adds second major DB target of the week in Pride

Four-star CB Toriano Pride (5-11 172) of St. Louis Friday announced a commitment to Clemson. He chose the Tigers from a favorites list that also included Ohio State, Oregon, Georgia, Alabama, Missouri and Auburn. He is ranked the #23 cornerback nationally and the #4 prospect in Missouri in the 247Sports Composite.. Pride was among the …

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#STRecruiting: Emmanwori feels even better about #Gamecocks after mid-week visit

SAF Nick Emmanwori (6-4 195) of Irmo has become a big target for USC coach Shane Beamer since receiving an offer last Friday following an impressive camp showing. Wednesday Emmanwori returned to USC for an unofficial visit with his family in tow. He was naturally excited when he got the offer, and the visit validated …

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