Third-year player who will compete for a spot on the offensive line, most likely at right tackle... played his best ball since coming to Carolina in the spring... has played in 18 games, making a pair of starts during his Gamecock career.
2016: True sophomore who played in six games, with one start... did not start in the season opener at Vanderbilt, but saw significant action on the offensive line at right tackle after an injury to Donell Stanley... started at Mississippi State but was sidelined with a high left ankle injury, which kept him out until the UMass contest... returned from a four-game injury absence and saw significant action at right tackle against the Minutemen.
2015: Saw action in all 12 games as a true freshman... earned his first career start against The Citadel when he got the nod at right tackle due to an injury to Mason Zandi.
HIGH SCHOOL: Offensive lineman who graduated from Frank W. Cox High School in Virginia Beach, Va. in 2015... coached by Bill Stachelski... helped the Falcons to a 9-3 record and to the second round of the 6A playoffs as a senior... considered a three-star prospect, the 26th-best player in the state and the 85th-best offensive tackle in the country by Rivals... a three-star prospect and the 88th-best offensive tackle in the country according to Scout... regarded as a three-star prospect, the 28th-best player in the state and the 75th-best offensive tackle in the country by 247Sports... ranked as a three-star prospect, the 32nd-best player in the state and the 90th-best offensive tackle in the country by ESPN... committed to Rutgers before switching his pledge to the Gamecocks... also considered East Carolina, Louisville, Maryland, North Carolina State, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest and West Virginia.
PERSONAL: Blake Alan Camper was born December 17, 1996... is a business administration major... father, John, played for Steve Spurrier at Duke.