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South Carolina Gamecocks National Signing Day: Robert Tucker Commitment Profile

A multi-dimensional player that has experience on both sides of the ball will be a Gamecock next year.

Name: Robert Tucker

Position: Tight End/Inside Linebacker/Defensive End

Height / Weight: 6' 3" / 237 lbs

Hometown: Atlanta, GA (B.E.S.T. Academy)

Ratings: 247 Sports-Three Star; Rivals-Three Star; ESPN-Three Star

Strengths: Tucker is a two way player at tight end and inside linebacker/defensive end which just shows his natural athleticism. He has very good size for both sides of the ball and above average strength. At linebacker, his instincts are tremendous as he is not easily fooled by misdirection and can react quickly to an inside or outside run. He is a very reliable tacker that uses his large wingspan to wrap-up ballcarriers.

Weaknesses: At defensive end, Tucker lacks an explosive first step off the line of scrimmage as well as being very one dimensional in his moves. Tucker does not have blazing speed and will need to rely on other traits to compensate.

Overall: Tucker is a very versatile player that brings experience and talent to both sides of the ball. Although he is projected to be a better inside linebacker at the next level, we will have to wait and see where Tucker will get most of his playing time.