True freshman offensive lineman J.P. Vonashek has left the South Carolina football team.
South Carolina on Friday morning confirmed Vonashek's departure.
Vonashek (6-foot-6, 283 pounds) of Saint Marys, Ga., was not listed on the Gamecocks' latest two-deep roster after being Brandon Shell's backup earlier in the season at right tackle.
Vonashek - the J.P. stands for James Patrick - was a three-star prospect, according to 247Sports' Composite rankings, which factor in all networks. He signed with the Gamecocks over offers from Auburn, Tennessee, Ohio State, Florida State and Georgia.
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He played a limited role late in Camden County High's season as he recovered from torn shoulder ligaments.
Vonashek was one of five offensive linemen in South Carolina's 2013 class.