3 Star Defensive End Shows Up on the Gamecock Roster

There are always some surprises when the final roster is published at http://www.jsugamecocksports.com.  This year is no exception as Omari Jones, a transfer from Georgia Southern showed up on the Gamecocks roster.  Jones was a three star Rivals recruit out of high school.  No word on why he transferred from Georgia Southern.  Here is his Southern bio:

“Played at Mundy’s Mill High School for Coach Peniel J. Dany… selected defensive MVP as a senior… named to All-Region first-team defense at linebacker… started as free safety as a sophomore, recording 6 interceptions and 31 tackles… recorded 54 tackles, 3 forced fumbles, and 3 tackles for loss as a junior in starting roles as a linebacker and strong safety… started at strong safety and outside linebacker as a senior… led Tigers as a senior with 82 tackles and seven sacks, three forced fumbles and three tackles for loss… defensive captain as a junior… captain of team as a senior…  recorded 54 tackles during 2008 season… graduated on the A/B honor roll and was a member of the Region 4 6-A All-Academic team… earned three-star ranking from Rivals.com.”

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