Shaq Davidson is next at Gaffney

Last season it was Quinshad Davis. This season it will be Jaylen Miller. And next season will be the year for Shaquille Davidson, a big-time 2014 wide receiver at Gaffney High School in South Carolina.

“He’s a little different than Quinshad,” Gaffney coach Dan Jones said. “He’s faster and more elusive. I mean he’s a 4.4 guy and you can’t touch him with all the shakes he has. But he has the same hands as Quinshad.”

That’s saying something for the 6-foot-1, 175-pound recruit, as Davis was one of the most sought after wideouts from the Palmetto State in the Class of 2012. And like Davis, Davidson has a scholarship offer from North Carolina as well as South Carolina.

Davidson is rehabbing from an ACL injury during the ninth game of last year.

“Shaq was just learning how to be a receiver,” Jones said. “At the time he already had over 800 yards receiving and several long touchdown receptions. I know he had a 93-yarder and a 99-yarder. He’s the guy that can take a short pass and go the distance. But his rehab is going great. He just started running and the doctor said everything is going well and he should be stronger than ever.”