Wide receiver Brad Hawkins Jr. of Camden, N.J., has 15 schools on his current list, and South Carolina is one of them.
The Gamecocks are joined by Arizona State, Michigan, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, NC State, Oregon, Ohio State, Penn State, Rutgers, Tennessee, Temple, Virginia Tech, West Virginia and Wisconsin. That list will be reduced to about three to five schools around the end of June or early July, according to Hawkins’ father, who is also his position coach.
“South Carolina has actually been great, one of the first schools to actually offer him,” said Brad Hawkins Sr. “I don’t know a whole lot about South Carolina. Brad knows more than I do. He visited there last year. That was his first visit to any school. The only thing I really know about South Carolina is my mother was born in Charleston.”
Gamecock recruiter GA Mangus was through this spring. The Hawkins had planned to visit USC earlier this spring but weren’t able to follow through, and Coach Hawkins is not sure they will be able to make it this summer. If they are able to make some visits, they would go to USC, Michigan and Arizona State.