USC Recruiting

South Carolina offers pro-style passer out of Georgia

South Carolina’s set of 2021 football offers went from Illinois to Buffalo, New York to Texas. But the Gamecocks’ latest one is a little closer to home.

Georgia quarterback Colten Gauthier tweeted he’d receiver an offer. The Hebron Christian Academy star is the third Southeast QB to hold a Gamecocks offer, joining Aaron McLaughlin, Drake Maye and Brock Vandagriff.

Gauthier claims offers from Kentucky, Syracuse, UCF, West Virginia, Virginia Tech.

According to his team’s MaxPreps, the 6-foot-3, 194 pounder threw for 2,088 yards, 19 touchdowns and 14 interceptions as a sophomore and was named all-region. His team went 6-6.

The offer came a few days after Illinois passer J.J. McCarthy, who had long held a USC offer, picked Michigan.

The Gamecocks have brought in two four-star quarterbacks in a row in Ryan Hilinski and Dakereon Joyner and have four-star Luke Doty committed for 2020.