Tyler Shough of Chandler, Ariz., received his first Power Five offer from the Gamecocks and he visited Columbia earlier this month. Since then he’s added offers from Michigan, Alabama, Washington State and Missouri.
Defensive end K.J. Henry of Clemmons, N.C., has Clemson and USC in his final 10 and he visited both recently, the Tigers for a spring practice and the Gamecocks for their spring game. Both continue to push for Henry and figure to be in the fight for him until the end.
Defensive lineman Jeffery Johnson (6-foot-2, 325 pounds) of Brookhaven, Miss., carries a lot of weight in recruiting, and South Carolina Gamecocks football joined Kentucky, LSU, Alabama, Florida, Louisville in offering him.
South Carolina has been the favorite of WR Jatavious Harris since early March and even with Tennessee, Florida, Pitt, Minnesota, Louisville, West Virginia and Miami offers, Gamecocks football still has a lead.