Spring Practice Report Number 11
Garnet & Black Spring Game Set for April 13
Two High Schoolers, 1 JUCO Transfer Start Classes
Fourth-year offensive lineman... enters the fall listed as the No. 2 right guard behind Will Sport... twin brother, Clayton, is also a member of the Gamecock squad... has appeared in 13 games over the past two seasons.
2014: Missed fall preseason camp with a right knee injury... saw first playing time of the season at Vanderbilt... played in five contests... primarily saw action on special teams... recognized as the Most Improved offensive lineman in the spring by the coaches.
2013: Redshirt freshman offensive lineman... played in each of the last eight games on special teams... saw his first action on the offensive line in the win at Arkansas... also saw extensive playing time against Coastal Carolina.
2012: Enrolled at Carolina in January 2012... underwent shoulder surgery upon his arrival and did not participate in spring drills... was limited in the fall while rehabbing... named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Western Guilford High School in Greensboro, N.C. in December 2011... coached by Chris Causey... squad lost in the first round of the North Carolina 4A state playoffs and finished the season with a 4-7 record... was a 2012 Under Armour All-American Game selection and 2011 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas selection... named to the PARADE All-America team... was an all-conference and all-state selection as a junior... is a four-star prospect, the seventh-best player in the state, and the 36th-best offensive tackle in the country according to Rivals.com... was a four-star recruit, the 18th-best tackle in the country and the 129th-best player overall according to Scout.com... a four-star recruit who ranked as the nation’s 16th-best tackle and the sixth-best player in North Carolina by ESPN.com... was a four-star recruit, considered the state’s seventh-best prospect, the 18th-best offensive tackle in the country and the nation’s 143rd-best player overall, according to 247Sports.com... the PrepStar All-American selected South Carolina over Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Florida State and Virginia Tech among over 25 offers.
PERSONAL: Brock Stadnik is slated to graduate in December with a degree in psychology... is the older twin brother of teammate Clayton Stadnik... father, John, played center for one season with the San Diego Chargers and four years in the USFL after playing collegiately at Western Illinois.