USC Recruiting

Phil Kornblut

Gamecocks keen on getting ex-Georgia DB Abram back to the SEC

Defensive back Johnathan Abram of Jones County Junior College in Mississippi began his college career in the SEC at Georgia and appears destined to continue it in the same league following a one season stopover in junior college. Abram said USC, Alabama, Tennessee and LSU are the four schools working the hardest to gain his affection.

Phil Kornblut

Gamecocks staff, Frank Martin watching Texas point guard

The South Carolina basketball coaching staff spent a lot of time watching point guard C.J. Roberts of North Richland, Texas at the various stops this summer and they'll get a chance to see him up close and personal soon because he plans to take an unofficial visit with the Gamecocks in the near future.

Phil Kornblut

Pendleton DE Brad Johnson enjoyed South Carolina visit

Pendleton DE Brad Johnson said he had a good time when visiting Columbia, but is still considering Michigan State, Notre Dame and Mississippi State in his recruitment. Miami’s Naytron Culpepper has USC in his top seven, along with Michigan State, Utah, Tennessee, Oklahoma State, Arkansas and Louisville.

Phil Kornblut

OrTre Smith visits both South Carolina, Clemson over the weekend

Wando wide receiver OrTre Smith was at Clemson on Friday and South Carolina on Saturday, his latest visit to the two schools most likely to figure the strongest in his decision. Georgia, North Carolina and Florida are still heavily involved. Smith remains on track at this point to announce on Sept. 11, his birthday, though he’s kept open the possibility of delaying that if he’s not ready.

Videos

Meet South Carolina football commitment Zay Brown

Clarke Central High School defensive back Zay Brown joins South Carolina’s 2017 football recruiting class.
Meet South Carolina football commitment Zay Brown 1:44

Meet South Carolina football commitment Zay Brown

Jamyest Williams intrigued by opportunity presented at USC 0:41

Jamyest Williams intrigued by opportunity presented at USC

Fort Dorchester's Joyner gives reason behind announcement date 1:49

Fort Dorchester's Joyner gives reason behind announcement date

Ridge View's Damani Staley likes direction Gamecocks are headed 2:51

Ridge View's Damani Staley likes direction Gamecocks are headed