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Gamecocks football staffer earns national honor

Matt Lindsey worked for the Philadelphia Eagles from 2014 to 2016.
Matt Lindsey worked for the Philadelphia Eagles from 2014 to 2016.

South Carolina football staff Matt Lindsey has been named the national player personnel director of the year by FootballScoop.com

Lindsey joined head coach Will Mushcamp’s program in 2017 after four years with the Philadelphia Eagles, where he was college scouting coordinator. For the last two years, Lindsey has overseen all recruiting efforts by the Gamecocks. He identifies recruits for the coaching staff and coordinators the team’s recruiting video, camps and on-campus visits.

Lindsey, who worked in Alabama’s recruiting office as an undergraduate in Tuscaloosa, Ala., was named to 247Sports’ “30Under30” list a year ago.

The Gamecocks recruiting class is ranked No. 21 in the nation by 247Sports’ composite system this year.

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