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Gamecocks host final visitors: QB, 2 WRs, DE

The final weekend for this recruiting season will bring four official visits to campus at USC.

Visiting the Gamecocks will be committed wide receiver Lamar Scruggs of Jacksonville, wide receiver Alshon Jeffery of Calhoun County, quarterback Andrew Clifford of Tampa and defensive end Leon Mackey (6-6, 260) of Hargrave Prep, Va.

The Gamecocks are battling Tennessee and Southern Cal for Jeffery. He plans to announce a decision on National Signing Day.

Clifford has not been offered by the Gamecocks but likely will commit if offered this weekend.

The only other players the Gamecocks are waiting on are offensive lineman Quinton Washington of Timberland and defensive end Sam Montgomery of Greenwood.

Washington is visiting Miami this weekend. He's also considering Michigan and could have a decision early next week.

Montgomery is visiting Tennessee this weekend. He's also considering Clemson, Michigan, North Carolina and LSU. He will announce on National Signing Day.

Mackey is scheduled to fly into Columbia Saturday night. Mackey committed to Clemson Jan. 6, but there are some concerns about him being admitted by Clemson. He also has taken official visits to Clemson, Arkansas, N.C. State and Virginia Tech. He was once committed to Virginia Tech.

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