DE Garrett Sickels (6-4 235) of Red Bank, New Jersey has offers from USC, Alabama, Boston College, Connecticut, Duke, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Central Florida, Ole Miss, Notre Dame, Stanford, Miami, Purdue, West Virginia and Oklahoma among others.
Sickels is interested in several schools including the Gamecocks. "I plan to visit South Carolina this June," Sickels said. "I like them a lot. First of all, they have Jadeveon Clowney. They have a strong defense and are very good in the SEC."
He has visited Florida, UCF, Tennessee, Penn State, Georgia and Rutgers. Gainesville stood out to him. "The weather is very nice there compared to here in Jersey," joked Sickels. "Their facilities are awesome. I really like the town of Gainesville and felt really comfortable there." He plans to return to the Sunshine State in April.
He will visit Penn State February 18th and is planning trips to Alabama, Georgia and Notre Dame as well as USC.
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As a junior, Sickels totaled 76 tackles, 10 for loss, 11 sacks and two blocked punts returning one for a score. "That was fun," he said.
He does not have a leader.