The hope with any football rebuild is things improve year over year.
Though three recruiting cycles, Will Muschamp’s South Carolina football team is on track.
After wrapping the late signing day for the 2018 cycle, the Gamecocks have brought in a group that in most any light is ahead of the past two. It includes commit Bryce Thompson, who did not sign Wednesday and whose status is unclear, though he said he remains committed.
How the classes stack up (per 247Sports Composite):
Where the classes ranked nationally
Where the classes ranked in the SEC
2016: QB Brandon McIlwain, WR Bryan Edwards, QB Jake Bentley (Not signed on signing day)
2017: CB Jamyest Williams, WR OrTre Smith, WR Shi Smith
2018: Nine (Including Thompson)
2016: Jake Bentley, Brandon McIlwain
2017: Jay Urich
2018: Dakereon Joyner
2016: Edwards, Bentley, Rico Dowdle
2017: Williams, Javon Kinlaw, Shi Smith