Scrimmage Set for Saturday Morning
Garnet & Black Spring Game Set for April 13
Tuesday's Practice Report
Talented tailback who has seen very little time on the gridiron in his first two years with the Garnet & Black... has been hampered by injuries in each of his first two seasons at Carolina, limiting him to just three games... had a knee injury as a true freshman in 2011, then a wrist injury in 2012... did not participate in spring ball as he was an outfielder on the South Carolina baseball team.
2012: Redshirt freshman who injured his left wrist early in camp and underwent surgery in late August... did not see any game action until the Outback Bowl when he caught two passes for one yard in the win over Michigan... a member of the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll... did not go through spring drills or play baseball while rehabbing a knee injury.
2011: True freshman who quickly moved up the depth chart... carried the ball three times for nine yards... rushed two times for seven yards in the season opener against East Carolina... also had a 23-yard kickoff return in that contest... suffered a torn ACL in his knee on his only carry at Georgia.... missed the rest of the season... petitioned for a medical redshirt.
HIGH SCHOOL: A two-sport standout at Lake City (S.C.) High, graduating in 2011... also a highly-touted baseball player... selected in the 44th round of the MLB Draft by the Cincinnati Reds out of high school... rushed for 2,280 yards and 33 touchdowns as a senior... became just the third player in South Carolina history to tally 100 career touchdowns, joining former Byrnes standout Marcus Lattimore and former Lexington product Demetris Summers, both of whom played collegiately at South Carolina... helped his team to the third round of the Class AA state playoffs as a senior... played in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas... earned the game's Offensive MVP award for South Carolina after rushing for 82 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries and catching four passes... also played in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl... rushed for 2,146 yards and 33 touchdowns as a junior... rushed for 1,636 yards and 19 touchdowns on 186 carries as a sophomore... rushed for nearly 1,300 yards as a freshman... considered a three-star prospect, the eighth-best player in the state and the 28th-best running back in the country, according to Rivals.com... regarded as a four-star prospect, the 192nd-best player in the country and the 24th-best running back by Scout.com... three-star prospect according to 247Sports.com... considered a PrepStar All-American... also had offers from Auburn, Clemson, Duke, East Carolina, Florida State, North Carolina, Tennessee and UCLA.
PERSONAL: Jacquese Carson was born September 5, 1991... is a sport and entertainment management major.