GoGamecocks talks one-on-one with freshman offensive lineman Brandon Shell. This is the first-of-four video interviews with USC newcomers. Up next is quarterback Tanner McEvoy.
Getting to know Brandon Shell
POSITION: Offensive tackle
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WEIGHT: 316 pounds
HIGH SCHOOL: Goose Creek
SCOOP: Shell was named to the Parade Magazine All-America team. He was rated as either a four- or five-star prospect by all the major recruiting services. Rivals ranked him as the fourth-best offensive tackle in the country. He picked USC over Alabama and Clemson. Shell also played basketball at Goose Creek.
YOU MAY NOT KNOW: His great-uncle is Art Shell, an NFL Hall of Famer who was a fixture for many seasons at offensive tackle for the Oakland Raiders.