Highest-rated Class of 2021 football recruits from South Carolina

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August 22, 2021
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Highest-rated Class of 2021 football recruits from South Carolina

With National Signing Day behind us and the 2021 college football season fast-approaching, Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated Class of 2021 football recruits from South Carolina using 247Sports.

There are a number of players primed to make big impacts right away, including as starters as soon as they arrive. The highest-rated players run the gamut from offense to special teams. Without a doubt, several of the players listed here are sure to be household names by the holidays. Keep reading to discover the highest-rated football recruits from your home state.

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#47: Camden Gray (ILB)

- College: Wofford
- High school: Chapman (Inman, SC)
- National ranking: #2,709 (2 stars, 0.758 rating)
- Position ranking: #128 (ILB)
- Offers: Wofford, Navy, Air Force, Army, Campbell
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#46: Gregory Johnson (ILB)

- College: Army
- High school: Northwestern (Rock Hill, SC)
- National ranking: #2,658 (2 stars, 0.7781 rating)
- Position ranking: #125 (ILB)
- Offers: Army, The Citadel
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#45: Zane Smith (P)

- College: not committed
- High school: N Myrtle Beach (Little River, SC)
- National ranking: #2,589 (2 stars, 0.7863 rating)
- Position ranking: #18 (P)
- Offers: not available
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#44: Hahsaun Wilson (APB)

- College: Charlotte
- High school: South Florence (Florence, SC)
- National ranking: #2,570 (2 stars, 0.789 rating)
- Position ranking: #25 (APB)
- Offers: Charlotte, Morehead State, Notre Dame College, West Virginia State
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#43: Jordan Mahoney (CB)

- College: Massachusetts
- High school: South Pointe (Rock Hill, SC)
- National ranking: #2,543 (2 stars, 0.7903 rating)
- Position ranking: #221 (CB)
- Offers: not available
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#42: Kenneth Walton (OT)

- College: Coastal Carolina
- High school: Lamar (Lamar, SC)
- National ranking: #2,530 (2 stars, 0.7923 rating)
- Position ranking: #214 (OT)
- Offers: Coastal Carolina, Charleston Southern, Georgia State, Howard, Navy
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#41: Jaylin Tolbert (ATH)

- College: Georgia State
- High school: Greenwood (Greenwood, SC)
- National ranking: #2,512 (2 stars, 0.794 rating)
- Position ranking: #201 (ATH)
- Offers: Georgia State, Charleston Southern, Lenoir-Rhyne, Savannah State, Stetson
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#40: Malachi Taylor (WR)

- College: Coastal Carolina
- High school: Goose Creek (Goose Creek, SC)
- National ranking: #2,462 (2 stars, 0.7957 rating)
- Position ranking: #310 (WR)
- Offers: Coastal Carolina, Bowling Green, Buffalo, Miami (OH)
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#39: Jaquan Dixon (RB)

- College: Georgia State
- High school: Green Sea Floyds (Green Sea, SC)
- National ranking: #2,453 (3 stars, 0.797 rating)
- Position ranking: #142 (RB)
- Offers: Georgia State, North Carolina A&T
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#38: Trevor Timmons (OG)

- College: Charlotte
- High school: Blythewood (Blythewood, SC)
- National ranking: #2,366 (3 stars, 0.8018 rating)
- Position ranking: #128 (OG)
- Offers: Charlotte, Campbell, Coastal Carolina, Howard, Illinois
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#37: Omarion Hammond (SDE)

- College: Georgia State
- High school: A C Flora (Columbia, SC)
- National ranking: #2,339 (3 stars, 0.8031 rating)
- Position ranking: #138 (SDE)
- Offers: Georgia State, Appalachian State, Connecticut, East Carolina
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#36: Shyhiem Scotland (OLB)

- College: Charlotte
- High school: Wren (Piedmont, SC)
- National ranking: #2,337 (3 stars, 0.8032 rating)
- Position ranking: #156 (OLB)
- Offers: Charlotte
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#35: Chris Rhone (ATH)

- College: Coastal Carolina
- High school: Gray Academy (Columbia, SC)
- National ranking: #2,210 (3 stars, 0.8087 rating)
- Position ranking: #176 (ATH)
- Offers: Coastal Carolina, Appalachian State, Georgia State
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#34: Andre Goodman (ATH)

- College: Appalachian State
- High school: Greenville (Greenville, SC)
- National ranking: #2,124 (3 stars, 0.8121 rating)
- Position ranking: #166 (ATH)
- Offers: Appalachian State, Army, Austin Peay, Coastal Carolina, Gardner-Webb
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#33: Chase Simmons (SDE)

- College: Syracuse
- High school: N Myrtle Beach (Little River, SC)
- National ranking: #2,106 (3 stars, 0.8133 rating)
- Position ranking: #124 (SDE)
- Offers: Syracuse, Coastal Carolina, Akron, Charlotte, Fordham
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#32: Seth Smith (PRO)

- College: not committed
- High school: Spartanburg (Spartanburg, SC)
- National ranking: #1,899 (3 stars, 0.8215 rating)
- Position ranking: #66 (PRO)
- Offers: Gardner-Webb, Memphis, Presbyterian
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#31: Jayden Ramsey (OT)

- College: Appalachian State
- High school: Westside (Anderson, SC)
- National ranking: #1,822 (3 stars, 0.8248 rating)
- Position ranking: #151 (OT)
- Offers: Appalachian State, Air Force, Army, Campbell, Chattanooga
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#30: Dre Pinckney (S)

- College: Coastal Carolina
- High school: Boiling Springs (Boiling Springs, SC)
- National ranking: #1,754 (3 stars, 0.8268 rating)
- Position ranking: #151 (S)
- Offers: Coastal Carolina, Air Force, Akron, Appalachian State, Army
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#29: Jameson Tucker (WR)

- College: Coastal Carolina
- High school: Mauldin (Mauldin, SC)
- National ranking: #1,677 (3 stars, 0.8295 rating)
- Position ranking: #228 (WR)
- Offers: Coastal Carolina, Army, East Carolina, Elon, North Carolina Central
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#28: Caden Sullivan (S)

- College: Appalachian State
- High school: Boiling Springs (Boiling Springs, SC)
- National ranking: #1,672 (3 stars, 0.8301 rating)
- Position ranking: #143 (S)
- Offers: not available
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#27: Elijah Spencer (WR)

- College: Charlotte
- High school: Dutch Fork (Irmo, SC)
- National ranking: #1,667 (3 stars, 0.8301 rating)
- Position ranking: #226 (WR)
- Offers: Charlotte, Coastal Carolina, Eastern Michigan, Georgia Southern, Kent State
- Read more details on 247Sports

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#26: Banks Pope (TE)

- College: not committed
- High school: A C Flora (Columbia, SC)
- National ranking: #1,657 (3 stars, 0.8302 rating)
- Position ranking: #84 (TE)
- Offers: Appalachian State, Akron, Charlotte, Coastal Carolina, Dartmouth
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#25: Cruz Temple (S)

- College: East Carolina
- High school: Abbeville (Abbeville, SC)
- National ranking: #1,633 (3 stars, 0.831 rating)
- Position ranking: #141 (S)
- Offers: not available
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#24: Jordan Burrell (S)

- College: Army
- High school: Blythewood (Blythewood, SC)
- National ranking: #1,607 (3 stars, 0.8315 rating)
- Position ranking: #135 (S)
- Offers: Army, Appalachian State, Campbell, Charlotte, Chattanooga
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#23: Miles Capers (WDE)

- College: Vanderbilt
- High school: Sumter (Sumter, SC)
- National ranking: #1,579 (3 stars, 0.8323 rating)
- Position ranking: #85 (WDE)
- Offers: Vanderbilt, Appalachian State, Charlotte, Illinois, Indiana
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#22: James Wright (ATH)

- College: Kansas
- High school: Lakewood (Sumter, SC)
- National ranking: #1,568 (3 stars, 0.8335 rating)
- Position ranking: #124 (ATH)
- Offers: Kansas, East Carolina, Akron, Army, Campbell
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#21: Kendall Long (WR)

- College: Syracuse
- High school: River Bluff (Lexington, SC)
- National ranking: #1,557 (3 stars, 0.8336 rating)
- Position ranking: #210 (WR)
- Offers: Syracuse, Akron, Appalachian State, Coastal Carolina, East Carolina
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#20: Deshawn McKnight (OLB)

- College: Appalachian State
- High school: Sumter (Sumter, SC)
- National ranking: #1,389 (3 stars, 0.8399 rating)
- Position ranking: #93 (OLB)
- Offers: not available
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#19: Brandon Williams (TE)

- College: Wake Forest
- High school: Strom Thurmond (Johnston, SC)
- National ranking: #1,371 (3 stars, 0.841 rating)
- Position ranking: #72 (TE)
- Offers: not available
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#18: Will Taylor (ATH)

- College: Clemson
- High school: Dutch Fork (Columbia, SC)
- National ranking: #1,243 (3 stars, 0.8452 rating)
- Position ranking: #91 (ATH)
- Offers: Clemson
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#17: Da'Shawn Brown (WR)

- College: Appalachian State
- High school: York Comprehensive (York, SC)
- National ranking: #1,211 (3 stars, 0.8464 rating)
- Position ranking: #175 (WR)
- Offers: not available
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#16: Aries Scott (WDE)

- College: not committed
- High school: Hillcrest Sr Hi (Simpsonville, SC)
- National ranking: #1,148 (3 stars, 0.848 rating)
- Position ranking: #66 (WDE)
- Offers: Georgia Southern
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#15: Chance Black (APB)

- College: Virginia Tech
- High school: Dorman (Roebuck, SC)
- National ranking: #1,125 (3 stars, 0.8485 rating)
- Position ranking: #12 (APB)
- Offers: Virginia Tech, Air Force, Appalachian State, Coastal Carolina, East Carolina
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#14: Jatius Geer (SDE)

- College: Syracuse
- High school: Belton-Honea Path (Anderson, SC)
- National ranking: #1,046 (3 stars, 0.8519 rating)
- Position ranking: #64 (SDE)
- Offers: Syracuse, Akron, Alabama A&M, Campbell, Chattanooga
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#13: Nykelius Johnson (ATH)

- College: Virginia Tech
- High school: West Florence (Florence, SC)
- National ranking: #1,044 (3 stars, 0.8519 rating)
- Position ranking: #74 (ATH)
- Offers: not available
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#12: Jaydon Collins (OT)

- College: Wake Forest
- High school: Greer (Greer, SC)
- National ranking: #903 (3 stars, 0.8572 rating)
- Position ranking: #81 (OT)
- Offers: not available
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#11: Thornton Gentry (OC)

- College: NC State
- High school: Chapin (Chapin, SC)
- National ranking: #832 (3 stars, 0.8594 rating)
- Position ranking: #12 (OC)
- Offers: not available
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#10: Elijah Davis (SDE)

- College: not committed
- High school: Wagener-Salley (Wagener, SC)
- National ranking: #749 (3 stars, 0.8627 rating)
- Position ranking: #48 (SDE)
- Offers: Campbell, Chattanooga, East Carolina, Georgia State, Kansas
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#9: O'Mega Blake (WR)

- College: South Carolina
- High school: South Pointe (Rock Hill, SC)
- National ranking: #703 (3 stars, 0.8647 rating)
- Position ranking: #109 (WR)
- Offers: South Carolina, Akron, Appalachian State, Buffalo, Charlotte
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#8: T.J. Sanders (DT)

- College: South Carolina
- High school: Marion (Marion, SC)
- National ranking: #669 (3 stars, 0.8668 rating)
- Position ranking: #41 (DT)
- Offers: South Carolina, Akron, Coastal Carolina, Duke, East Carolina
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#7: Robbie Ouzts (TE)

- College: Alabama
- High school: Rock Hill (Rock Hill, SC)
- National ranking: #627 (3 stars, 0.8689 rating)
- Position ranking: #31 (TE)
- Offers: not available
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#6: Ahmari Huggins-Bruce (WR)

- College: Louisville
- High school: Dillon (Dillon, SC)
- National ranking: #594 (3 stars, 0.8709 rating)
- Position ranking: #92 (WR)
- Offers: not available
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#5: Joshua Burrell (WR)

- College: Florida State
- High school: Blythewood (Blythewood, SC)
- National ranking: #518 (3 stars, 0.8763 rating)
- Position ranking: #78 (WR)
- Offers: not available
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#4: Kobe Paysour (WR)

- College: North Carolina
- High school: Gaffney (Gaffney, SC)
- National ranking: #444 (3 stars, 0.8817 rating)
- Position ranking: #68 (WR)
- Offers: not available
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#3: JJ Jones (WR)

- College: North Carolina
- High school: Myrtle Beach (Myrtle Beach, SC)
- National ranking: #401 (3 stars, 0.8863 rating)
- Position ranking: #66 (WR)
- Offers: not available
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#2: Justus Boone (SDE)

- College: Florida
- High school: Sumter (Sumter, SC)
- National ranking: #331 (4 stars, 0.8951 rating)
- Position ranking: #21 (SDE)
- Offers: not available
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#1: Tyrion Ingram-Dawkins (DT)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Gaffney (Gaffney, SC)
- National ranking: #146 (4 stars, 0.9357 rating)
- Position ranking: #12 (DT)
- Offers: not available
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