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Gamecocks' big recruiting weekend: Uncommitted targets make official visits to South Carolina

Four of the five most prized targets remaining on South Carolina's board will be taking their official visits to Columbia this weekend.

Kelly Lambert

UPDATE: The official visits have concluded. South Carolina did not pick up any commitments but moved into the lead with Wesley Green. The announcement dates have been added to the uncommitted official visitors chart.

Beginning Friday afternoon, South Carolina will be hosting its most publicly visible recruiting weekend of the winter. Fresh off the termination of the dead period, the Gamecocks are expecting 12 current commitments, three undecided prospects, and one player currently committed elsewhere.

On Saturday, the official visitors will attend South Carolina's basketball game against Ole Miss. At halftime, Steve Spurrier will address the crowd and recognize the 2013 football team for its accomplishments. It's the one opportunity for Carolina fans to have an extremely indirect impact on recruiting without being total weirdos/NCAA violators about it.

Show up to the game. Make noise. Read our game preview. Maybe even band together with the people in your section to chant Wesley Green's name. Otherwise, keep your distance and don't interfere with the proceedings. Your enthusiasm is not going to tip the scales in anyone's decision-making process.

Uncommitted Official Visitors
Name Position 247Sports Composite Rating Position Rank Announcement Date
Damian Prince OT ***** (98) 2 Feb. 4
Wesley Green CB **** (93) 17 Feb. 4
Dexter Wideman DT **** (93) 16 FSU Commit
Chris Lammons CB **** (92) 19 Feb. 4

Almost all of South Carolina's committed prospects are expected to be in town, including four-star linebacker/amateur recruiting coordinator Bryson Allen-Williams.

Committed Official Visitors
Name Position 247Sports Composite Rating Position Rank
Bryson Allen-Williams OLB **** (94) 8
Dante Sawyer WDE **** (94) 6
Shaq Davidson WR **** (94) 19
D.J. Smith CB **** (94) 14
Donell Stanley OG **** (93) 10
Kevin Crosby TE **** (89) 11
Darin Smalls S *** (87) 39
Kalan Ritchie TE *** (86) 23
Tyshun Samuel WR *** (86) 96
Joe Blue ILB *** (85) 33
Taylor Stallworth DT *** (85) 51
Michael Scarnecchia QB (Pro) *** (81) 74

Do you think USC will pick up any commitments before the weekend is over? Will Dexter Wideman finally flip?