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Corey Addison
Corey Addison

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
Andrew Jackson

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 204

Position:
SS

Experience:
1 VL

Third-year safety who is expected to challenge for more playing time this fall... went into the spring with an opportunity to establish himself as a front-runner at the strong safety position, but missed much of the spring with a hamstring injury... enters the fall even with redshirt freshman Sharrod Golightly on the second unit behind junior D.J. Swearinger at strong safety... can also help on special teams... physical player who has not yet reached his potential.

2010: Appeared in eight games... credited with seven tackles... had career-high five tackles in the season opener versus Southern Miss... logged one tackle each vs. Furman and Alabama.

2009: Redshirted as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-way player at Andrew Jackson High School in Jacksonville... played both quarterback and safety... logged over 150 tackles and six interceptions over his final two seasons... participated in the Florida Athletic Coaches Association North-South All-Star Classic following his senior season... had 77 tackles and three interceptions as a junior... three-star prospect, considered the 21st-best safety in the nation and the 68th-best prospect in the state of Florida by Rivals.com... a three-star prospect and considered the 89th-best safety in the nation by Scout.com... considered the state's 91st-best player according to SuperPrep... named to PrepStar's All-Southeast Region squad.

PERSONAL: Corey A. Addison is a sport and entertainment management major... also considered UCF, Florida, Miami and a host of others before committing to South Carolina.

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