Gamecocks spring depth chart, position changes, injury notes

GoGamecocks staff reportsFebruary 28, 2014 

Brendan Nosovitch (5)

GERRY MELENDEZ — gmelendez@thestate.com

South Carolina has released its pre-spring football depth chart. The Gamecocks begin spring workouts on Tuesday.

Here is a look at jersey and position changes, as well as injury notes.

Changes, numbers

... Jamari Smith is back at cornerback and will wear No. 27 (No. 26 last year)

... Cedrick Cooper has moved from linebacker to defensive end

... Cody Waldrop will compete at center and right guard

... Defensive tackle Abu Lamin will wear No. 99

... Preferred walk-on tight end Jacob August will wear No. 40 and could also see time at punter

Injury notes

... Wide receiver Damiere Byrd is expected to miss much of the spring as he recovers from surgery on his meniscus

... Defensive end Devin Washington is on track to participate in spring practice after missing last season with a concussion

... Cornerback Ali Groves will be limited as he continues to recover from right shoulder surgery

... Fullback Connor McLaurin will not take part in spring drills while recovering from a broken left fibula suffered in bowl practice

... Fullback Jordan Diaz will miss the spring as he recovers from a left knee injury

Depth chart - offense

QB
... Dylan Thompson
... Brendan Nosovitch
... Connor Mitch

RB
... Mike Davis
... Brandon Wilds
... Shon Carson
... David Williams

FB
... Connor McLaurin
... Jordan Diaz
... Garrison Gist

TE
... Rory Anderson
... Jerell Adams
... Drew Owens
... Kelvin Rainey

WR
... Shaq Roland
... Shamier Jeffery -OR- Kane Whitehurst

WR
... Pharoh Cooper
... K.J. Brent
... Jody Fuller

WR
... Damiere Byrd
... Nick Jones
... Kwinton Smith

LT
... Corey Robinson
... Mason Zandi

LG
... A.J. Cann
... Brock Stadnik
... Bryce King

C
... Cody Waldrop -OR- Clayton Stadnik
... Alan Knott

RG
... Na'Ty Rodgers -OR- Cody Waldrop
... Will Sport
... D.J. Park

RT
... Brandon Shell
... Mike Matulis
... Cody Gibson

Depth chart - defense

DE
... Gerald Dixon
... Mason Harris
... David Johnson
... Devin Washington

DT
... J.T. Surratt
... Gerald Dixon Jr.
... Deon Green

DT
... Phillip Dukes
... Kelsey Griffin
... Abu Lamin

DE
... Darius English
... Cedrick Cooper
... Gerald Turner

MLB
... Kaiwan Lewis
... T.J. Holloman
... Marcquis Roberts

WLB
... Skai Moore
... Jonathan Walton

SPUR
... Sharrod Golightly
... Jordan Diggs
... Larenz Bryant
... Kyle Fleetwood
... Mohamed Camara

CB
... Ali Groves
... Jamari Smith

SS
... Brison Williams
... T.J. Gurley
... Chris Moody

FS
... Chaz Elder
... Kadetrix Marcus
... Jasper Sasser

CB
... Rico McWilliams
... Ronnie Martin
... Sidney Rhodes

Depth chart - special teams

KO
... Landon Ard
... Elliott Fry

PK
... Elliott Fry
... Landon Ard

P
... Tyler Hull
... Patrick Fish

KR
... Pharoh Cooper

PR
... Pharoh Cooper

SSN
... Ryland Culbertson

LSN
... Drew Williams

H
... Patrick Fish
... Brendan Nosovitch

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