2007 - 2007 MLB Draft Selection (19th round/Cincinnati Reds) ... Appeared in 24 games, went 6-1 with a 3.12 ERA and six saves ... Hurled 49.0 innings with 19 runs allowed, 17 earned, on 31 hits with 21 walks and 60 strikeouts ... - Picked up save with 1.1 scoreless innings of work vs. Charlotte (6/4) ... Picked up save with two innings of work against Florida; allowed just one run on one hit (5/25) ... Earned a win at SEC Tournament with one inning of work against Florida; allowed just one hit (5/23) ... Worked 4.1 hitless innings without allowing a run and striking out six to pick up a win in 7-1 victory at Tennessee (5/11) ... Worked 3.1 innings and allowed two runs on four hits with five strikeouts to pick up a save in 13-6 win over Kentucky (5/6) ... Pitched two scoreless innings of relief in 8-1 win over Kentucky (5/6) ... Pitched 1.1 perfect innings of relief to earn a save in 4-1 win at Alabama (4/28) ... Pitched two scoreless innings to earn first career save in 11-9 win at Ole Miss (4/22) ... Picked up win vs. Auburn (4/15); pitched 3.1 scoreless innings with four strikeouts and just one hit allowed in 18-4 victory ... Key relief performance at Florida (4/8); pitched career-high 6.2 innings and picked up win allowing just one run, unearned, to win series ... Pitched one scoreless inning of relief with two strikeouts in 10-0 win over Furman (4/4) ... Earned second win of the season with 3.2 innings of work at Mississippi State (3/23); tied career-high with six strikeouts, allowed just one run ... Pitched 0.2 scoreless innings of relief with two strikeouts in 9-2 win over UNC Asheville (3/20) ... Pitched two scoreless innings of relief and earned a win in 4-1 victory over Appalachian State (3/14) ... Worked one scoreless inning of relief in 11-2 win over Brown (3/10) ... Worked 1.2 perfect innings and struck out three batters in 12-0 win over Western Kentucky (2/10).
2006- Appeared in 17 games with one start, posted an 0-1 record with a 5.79 ERA and 17 strikeouts in 23.1 innings pitched ... Worked 3.1 scoreless innings of relief with a pair of strikeouts in 9-2 win over Tennessee (5/14) ... Pitched three scoreless innings of relief allowing no hits while striking out one in 6-3 win over Ole Miss (4/15) ... Longest stint of the season was four innings of work vs. Alabama (4/9); allowed just two runs on four hits with four strikeouts.
2005 -- Appeared in 17 games with one start in first season at Carolina ... Compiled 1-0 record with a 3.58 ERA and 26 strikeouts and 13 walks in 27.2 innings of work ... - Won first game as a Gamecock in first career start of 6-1 win over Georgia (4/3/05), in which he worked five 2/3 innings and allowed one run on three hits ... Hurled five scoreless innings of relief allowing just one hit with three strikeouts and no walks in 7-2 win over Brown (3/29/05) ... Pitched for the Florence Red Wolves of the Coastal Plains League this summer.
JUNIOR COLLEGE -- Enrolled at Carolina in the fall of 2004 after one season at Spartanburg Methodist Community College under Coach Tim Wallace ... Played at New Market, Va. in the Shenandoah Valley League in the summer of 2004 ... Drafted in June 2004 in the 32nd round by the Baltimore Orioles.
HIGH SCHOOL -- Played three seasons at Lamar High School under Coach J. R. Boyd ... Senior season was 11-2 with 158 strikeouts and 24 walks ... Played for Florence American Legion team in 2003 ... Named to high school math team.
PERSONAL -- Born Raymond Franklin Jeffords II 11/4/84 at Florence, SC ... Parents are Raymond F. and Tonya Jeffords ... Has an older sister, Kristan, who played four seasons of softball at Robert E. Lee Academy ... Chose Carolina because "I have always wanted to play baseball for the Gamecocks"... Favorite food is cheese sticks ... Hobbies include Play Station 2 and sleeping ... Favorite actress is Cameron Diaz...Favorite actor is Adam Sandler.