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South Carolina Gamecocks 2017 Football Recruiting Big Board - Defense/Special Teams

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Who's been offered, and who's being targeted, from the class of 2017 on defense and ST?

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Now that the 2015-16 college football season is in the rear view mirror, and with National Signing Day just weeks away (although there are still some seniors they're after), it's time to start taking a closer look at the current high school juniors that are on the South Carolina Gamecocks' radar when it comes to defense and special teams. Be sure to keep this page bookmarked for the latest on the class of 2017: as further offers are extended and as commitments come in, we'll update this list.

Linebackers

Current Offers

School Height Weight Stars Offers
Jarez Parks (OLB) Sebastian River (Fla.) 6'5" 255 **** Alabama, Clemson, Duke, Florida, FSU, UGA, Miami (Fla.), Mich., Pitt, S. Carolina, USF, WKU, Wisconsin
Will Ignont Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy 6'1" 241 **** Alabama, Auburn, Charlotte, Florida, UGA, LSU, Miami (Fla.), Mich., Ole Miss, Miss. St., Nebraska, Penn St., S. Carolina, So. Miss, Tennessee, Troy, UCLA, Vandy
Dylan Moses Baton Rouge (La.) University Laboratory School 6'2" 225 ***** Alabama, Arizona St., Arkansas, Auburn, Baylor, Clemson, Duke, Florida, FSU, UGA, LSU, Miami (Fla.), Ole Miss, Miss. St., Nebraska, ND, OSU, Oklahoma St., S. Carolina, TCU, Tennessee, Texas, Texas A&M, Southern Cal
Anthony Hines Plano (Tex.) East 6'3" 218 **** Alabama, Baylor, Duke, Florida, Kansas, Maryland, Mich., ND, OSU, Oklahoma St., Penn St., SMU, Stanford, Texas, Texas A&M, UCLA, Southern Cal, Vandy, Va. Tech
Nate McBride Vidalia (Ga.) 6'1" 221 ***** Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Duke, Florida, FSU, UGA, Ga. Tech, Miami (Fla.), Mich., Ole Miss, ND, Penn St., S. Carolina, Stanford
Chandler Wooten Kennesaw (Ga.) North Cobb 6'2" 205 *** Auburn, BC, Clemson, Duke, Florida, UGA, Ga. Tech, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisville, Ole Miss, Miss. St., Mizzou, Nebraska, UNC, Penn St., Purdue, S. Carolina, So. Miss, Tennessee, Vandy, Wake, Wisconsin
Leonard Warner Snellville (Ga.) Brookwood 6'3" 220 **** BC, Duke, Georgia, Ga. Tech, Kentucky, Louisville, Miami (Fla.), Mich., Ole Miss, UNC, N.C. State, ND, Penn St., S. Carolina, Stanford, Tennessee, Vandy
Justin Foster Shelby (N.C.) Crest 6'3" 225 **** Clemson, Duke, Florida, UGA, LSU, Mich. Nebraska, UNC, N.C. State, Oklahoma, S. Carolina, Stanford, Tennessee, Vandy, Virginia, Va. Tech, Wake
Kendric Haynes Mobile (Ala.) Murphy 6'0" 224 **** Kentucky, Louisville, LSU, S. Carolina, So. Miss, Troy
Markail Benton Phenix City (Ala.) Central 6'2" 227 **** Alabama, Auburn, Florida, FSU, Kentucky, Lousville, Ole Miss, Miss. St., Mizzou, UNC, S Carolina, Tennessee
James Houston Plantation (Fla.) American Heritage 6'1" 220 *** FIU, Miss. St., S. Carolina, Wisconsin

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Defensive Backs

Current Offers

School Height Weight Stars Offers
Trajan Bandy (CB) Miami (Fla.) Columbus 5'9" 173 **** Alabama, Auburn, Cincinnati, Clemson, FAU, FIU, Iowa St., Louisville, Md., Mich., Neb., N.C. State, Okla., Rutgers, S. Carolina, USF, Syracuse, Temple, Tenn.
Marco Wilson (CB) Plantation (Fla.) American Heritage 5'11" 163 **** Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Cincinnati, Clemson, Colorado, Duke, Florida, FAU, Miami (Fla.), Mich., OSU, S. Carolina, USF, Temple, Wisconsin
Deangelo Gibbs (CB) Suwanee (Ga.) Peachtree Ridge 6'2" 207 **** 34 offers, including Alabama, Clemson, Florida, FSU, UGA, LSU, Miami (Fla.), Mich., Mich. St., ND, Okla., S. Carolina, Tenn.
AJ Terrell (CB) Atlanta (Ga.) Westlake 6'2" 170 *** Charlotte, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Kentucky, N.C. State, S. Carolina, Troy
William Poole III (CB) Hapeville (Ga.) Charter 6'1" 175 ***** 40+ offers, including Alabama, Arkansas, Clemson, FSU, UGA, LSU, Miami (Fla.), Mich., Mich. St.
Stanford Samuels (CB) Pembroke Pines (Fla.) Flanagan 6'1" 161 **** 38 offers, including Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, UGA, LSU, Miami (Fla.), Mich., Okla., S. Carolina
Tre Shaw (CB) Ellenwood (Ga.) Cedar Grove 5'11" 178 **** Alabama, Auburn, Cincinnati, Duke, Florida, UGA, GaSO, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisville, Mich. St. Ole Miss, Miss. St. UNC, N.C. State, Ohio, ODU, S. Carolina, USF, Syracuse, Tennessee, Va. Tech, WVU, Wisconsin
LeAnthony Williams (CB) Roswell (Ga.) 6'0" 175 **** Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, UGA, Kentucky, Louisville, LSU, Miami (Fla.), Mich., Miss. St., UNC, Penn St., Purdue, S. Carolina, Tennessee, UCF, Vandy, Va. Tech
Malcolm Askew (ATH/CB) McCalla (Ala.) McAdory 5'10" 176 **** 40+ offers, including Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, FSU, UGA, LSU, Miami (Fla.), Ole Miss, ND. OSU, Okla., S. Carolina, Texas A&M, WVU
Greg Johnson (ATH/CB) Los Angeles (Calif.) Augustus Hawkins 5'11" 183 **** Arizona, Arizona, St., BC, Cal, Colorado, Colorado St., Mich., Miss. St., ND, OSU, SJSU, S. Carolina, Tennessee, UCLA, Southern Cal, Utah, Washington, WSU
Cyrus Fagan (S) Daytona Beach (Fla.) Mainland 6'2" 182 **** Auburn, Cincinnati, Clemson, Florida, FAU, FSU, Fresno St., UGA, Kentucky, Louisville, Marshall, Miss. St., UNC, OSU, Oregon St., Pitt, Purdue, S. Carolina, USF, UCLA, Southern Cal, Wisconsin
Tae Daley (S) Warner Robins (Ga.) Northside School 5'11" 173 *** S. Carolina
Josh Brown (S) Fairburn (Ga.) Langston Hughes 6'0" 185 *** Arkansas St., Kentucky, S. Carolina, Tennessee
Davondre Robinson (S) Lake Marion (S.C.) 6'0" 190 **** Clemson, UGA, GaSo, Louisville, Miami (Ohio), Mich., N.C. State, S. Carolina, Tennessee, Troy, Wake
Deejay Dallas (ATH/S) Brunswick (Ga.) Glynn Academy 6'0" 182 **** Auburn, Cal, CMU, UGA, GaSo, Ga. Tech, Mich., Mizzou, S Carolina, Tulane, WVU
Maleik Gray (ATH/S) La Vergne (Tenn.) 6'1" 196 **** Alabama, Auburn, Florida, FSU, UGA, Kentucky, Louisville, LSU, Mich., Ole Miss, Miss. St., Nebraska, UNC, ND, OSU, S. Carolina, Southern Cal, Tennessee, UCLA, Vandy
Savalas Cann (ATH/S) Bamberg-Ehrhardt (S.C.) 6'0" 175 *** Auburn, Clemson, Florida, UGA, K-State, UNC, N.C. State, S. Carolina

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Defensive End

Current Offers

School Height Weight Stars Offers
Markaviest Bryant Crisp County (Ga.) 6'5" 228 no stars Alabama, Clemson, Florida, FSU, UGA, GaSo, Ga. Tech, Kentucky, Ole Miss, S. Carolina, Troy
Malik Herring Forsyth (Ga.) Mary Persons 6'3" 259 **** Alabama, Auburn, Cal, Clemson, Florida, FSU, UGA, Iowa, Kentucky, Miami (Fla.), Ole Miss, Mizzou, Oklahoma, S. Carolina, Tennessee, UCLA
Jon Ford Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Dillard 6'4" 246 *** Cincinnati, FAU, FIU, FSU, Illinois, Miami (Fla.), UNC, OSU, S. Carolina
Josh Kaindoh Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy 6'5" 241 ***** Alabama, Clemson, Florida, FSU, UGA, Maryland, Miami (Fla.), Mich., OSU, Penn St. Pitt, S. Carolina
Jake Lawler Charlotte (N.C.) South Mecklenburg 6'3" 225 **** Charlotte, Duke, UGA, UNC, N.C. State, Northwestern, Oklahoma, Pitt, S. Carolina, Vandy, Va. Tech, Wake
Logan Rudolph Rock Hill (S.C.) Northwestern 6'4" 230 *** App St., Arizona St., Auburn, Charlotte, Duke, ECU, Florida, FAU, FSU, Kentucky, Mich., Ole Miss, UNC, N.C. State, Northwestern, Oklahoma St., Penn St., S. Carolina, SMU, Syracuse, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Southern Cal, UAB, Vandy, Wake, WVU

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Defensive Tackle

Current Offers

School Height Weight Stars Offers
Donovan Jeter Beaver Falls (Pa.) 6'5" 285 **** BC, Iowa St., Maryland, Mich. St., Mizzou, Nebraska, OSU, Penn St., Pitt, S. Carolina, Stanford, Syracuse, Temple, Tennessee, Toledo, UCLA, Virginia, WVU, Wisconsin
Kedonis Haslem Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) St. Thomas Aquinas 6'4" 290 *** FIU, Mich., Ohio, Purdue, S. Carolina, Temple, WVU
Neil Farrell Mobile (Ala.) Murphy 6'4" 285 *** Kentucky, MTSU, S. Carolina, So. Miss, Troy
Eric Crosby Virginia Beach (Va.) Ocean Lakes 6'3" 264 **** Alabama, Clemson, Florida, FSU, Maryland, Miami (Fla.), Ole Miss, UNC, N.C. State, OSU, ODU, S. Carolina, Tennessee, Texas Tech, Virginia, Va. Tech