It was two #SpursUp in one day as the South Carolina Gamecocks grabbed a commitment from Stone Mountain (Ga.) Stephenson tight end/defensive end Dennis Wonnum. Wonnum, a former Iowa State and Indiana commit, turned down offers from Cal, Cincinnati, Colorado State, Georgia State, Indiana, Miami (Ohio), Old Dominion and South Florida to play for Will Muschamp in Columbia.
Wonnum had pledged to the Cyclones back in June. However, after decommitting following the firing of Paul Rhoads, he would then commit to Indiana earlier this week following a visit last weekend - only to flip to South Carolina during his visit to Columbia. He joins former Alabama RB Tyren Jones, who gave his pledge earlier today.
The Gamecocks already have a strong relationship with Stephenson High and their longtime head coach, Ron Gartrell: the program produced former South Carolina running back Mike Davis. Current Gamecocks WR D.J. Neal also graduated from there, so Wonnum will be reunited with one of his teammates from home.
Wonnum is a recruit that can play on both sides of the ball, so it will be interesting to see where he is slotted when he arrives on campus. However, it's a good chance that he will primarily play tight end in college. We'll see what's in the cards for him when he enrolls this summer.