South Carolina has jumped into the race for Wake Forest transfer offensive lineman Cory Helms (6-4 305).
He was a freshman All American center in 2013 and played guard this season. He will have two years to play at his next stop. Helms is a native of Alpharetta, Ga., and he drew interest from USC in high school but no offer.
He was offered by the Gamecocks on Sunday and will take an official visit Jan. 30. He’s going to visit Texas A&M this weekend, and he has Penn State set for Jan. 30.
... USC on Sunday picked up a 2016 commitment from LHP Josh Gregory (6-0 185) of Gaffney, he announced via Twitter: "Excited to announce that I am now verbally committed to the University of South Carolina." Gregory was offered Sunday. He also considered the College of Charleston.
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Gregory is USC’s 14th commitment for 2016 and the second left-handed pitcher for the class.