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Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer
South Carolina WR Deebo Samuel can make an immediate impact for the 49ers in Kyle Shanahan's offense. Think of Shanahan creating open windows for Samuel to work the middle of the field out a slot alignment. Catch and run opportunities. And Samuel is super competitive in the open field.
- Gamecocks top tackler Brunson to miss spring
- South Carolina DT Belk (back) quits football
- RB Williams leaving South Carolina after 2 years
- Deion Sanders' son Shilo picks South Carolina
Elite edge rushers. Interior game-wreckers. Playmaking wide receivers. These are Matt Bowen's top SEC prospects in the Class of 2019.
Ready for spring football games? We thought so. It's an important weekend for Clemson, LSU and several other high-profile programs.
Demon Clowney will play for Ed Orgeron at LSU. His cousin Jadeveon Clowney starred at South Carolina.
South Carolina leading tackler T.J. Brunson will miss spring practice but is expected to be ready for summer camp and next season. The linebacker underwent surgery late last year to repair a sports hernia and damaged knee cartilage.
DT Josh Belk, who signed with Clemson then transferred to rival South Carolina a few months later, has decided to give up football because of a back injury.
There are only 41 unsigned ESPN 300 prospects remaining for the Feb. 6 signing day, and coaches are going to be wooing them down to the last minute.
The SEC is the undisputed leader in the 2019 recruiting cycle, boasting the top three teams in the class rankings and having 13 of its 14 teams ranked in the top 50.
South Carolina running back Ty'Son Williams is leaving the Gamecocks, tweeting that he is "reopening my recruitment in order to find the best fit" for a final season.
ESPN 300 cornerback Shilo Sanders, son of Pro Football Hall of Fame cornerback Deion Sanders, announced his commitment to South Carolina in a video Tuesday night.
Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer
ESPN 300 cornerback Shilo Sanders committed to South Carolina on Tuesday. Sanders is the son of NFL Hall of Famer, Deion Sanders, and is the No. 287 ranked prospect in the 2019 class.
South Carolina has hired former NFL assistant John Scott Jr. as its defensive line coach.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Hearing that former Miami assistant Thomas Brown will join the South Carolina staff for the 2019 season. He spent the last three seasons with Miami as offensive coordinator and running backs coach. Brown also has coached running backs at Georgia, Wisconsin, Marshall and Chattanooga.
South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley, who was considering turning pro and received an evaluation from the draft advisory board, announced he will return for his senior season.
Iowa held on to defeat Mississippi State, and Kentucky capped its best year since 1977 with a win over Penn State.