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#STRecruiting notebook 6-1 – SportsTalkSC

South Carolina football coach Shane Beamer held his first camp of the summer on Friday and handed out offers to a few campers. One went to ATH Jaquel Holman (6-2 200) from Blackville-Hilda. Holman plays running back and linebacker for the Hawks. He reports a 40 time of 4.43 seconds and a 100 meter time of 10.8 seconds. He is a state champion in the 100 and 200 meters. He also has offers from Liberty, Pitt, Gardner-Webb, The Citadel and Old Dominion.

The Gamecocks also extended an offer to 2026 ATH Mack Sutter (6-6 225) of Dunlap, FL. He plays tight end, defensive end, quarterback and receiver. He also has offers from Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, Iowa State, LSU, Auburn, Oregon, Tennessee, Ohio State, Virginia Tech, Florida, Miami, Michigan, Alabama, Wisconsin and others.

SAF Jontae Gilbert of Atlanta named a top seven of USC, UCF, Louisville, Memphis, Georgia Tech, Michigan and NC State. Gilbert visits UCF this weekend and will visit USC on June 7. He is also scheduled to play Memphis on June 14 and Georgia State on June 21. He has already visited Louisville and plans to visit Michigan. Gilbert told On3’s Chad Simmons that USC, Louisville and NC State stood out the most during the June visits.

Clemson offered SAF Kendall Daniels from Norfolk. He visited on Thursday. He is also being recruited by USC and has had top four picks of USC, Virginia Tech, Duke and Penn State.

Clemson offered OT Rowan Byrne (6-6 295) of New Rochelle, NY on Friday while he was visiting.

Clemson offered 2026 DT Bryce Perry-Wright (6-3 260) from Buford, GA.

Clemson tendered 2026 CB Samari Matthews (6-1 185) from Cornelius, NC.

USC is in the top ten with OT Taren Hedrick (6-5 305) from Naples, FL. The others on the shortlist are Florida, UCF, Kentucky, Missouri, Ole Miss, Purdue, Miami, Tennessee and Texas A&M.

2026 CB Quency Grant (5-10 155) of Ridge View attended USC camp on Friday and impressed the coaches. He has more camp stops coming up with ECU, #Clemson, #CCU, Alabama, Georgia, Charlotte, North Carolina, NC State and James Madison.

2026 OT Reed Hobbs (6-6 290) from Gainesville, VA plans to camp at USC on June 14. He will also camp at UMass, Virginia Tech, North Carolina and Maryland.

Virginia offered TL Hanna CB Cam Strong.

A source said Thursday that USC is no longer recruiting 6-11 Jamie Vinson of Oak Hill Academy, VA and Austin, TX. Vinson took an official visit to USC in mid-May. The course said the Gamecocks were hoping for a quick return from Vinson, and when that didn’t happen in the week following his visit, Lamont Paris made the decision to end the pursuit. Vinson also visited Rice, Rutgers and Kentucky in May.

6-7 High Point transfer Denzel Hines has signed with Coastal Carolina with three years remaining on his contract. A season ago, he played in 24 games as a true freshman.

Former USC DE Terrell Dawkins is moving to North Texas.

USC RHP Austin Williamson and LHP Jevarra Martin announced plans to transfer.

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