Corey LaVester Jenkins was born on this date in Columbia.
Corey signed a baseball contract out of Dreher High School, but later returned home to play QB and safety for the Gamecocks in 2001 and 2002. Jenkins passed for 1,528 yds and rushed for 958. He also had a combined 14 TD’s in his career.
He was drafted by the Dolphins in the sixth round of the 2003 NFL Draft as a linebacker.