Garnet & Black Spring Game Set for April 13
Two High Schoolers, 1 JUCO Transfer Start Classes
Thursday's Practice Report
Redshirt freshman offensive lineman... listed as backup center behind Cody Waldrop entering the fall... twin brother of Carolina offensive lineman Clayton Stadnik.
2012: Enrolled at Carolina in January 2012 and went through spring drills... redshirted as a true freshman.
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... played right tackle as a junior before making the switch to center... has also played left guard... rated among the Top 40 players in North Carolina by the Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer... a three-star recruit and the nation's 18th-best center according to Rivals.com... a three-star recruit and the nation's 11th-best center as rated by Scout.com... a three-star recruit, the eighth-best center and the 24th-best player in the state according to ESPN.com... considered a two-star prospect, ranked as the 24th-best center in the country and the 48th-best player in the state of North Carolina by 247Sports.com... a PrepStar All-Atlantic Region pick... also had offers from NC State, Virginia Tech, East Carolina and Wake Forest. PERSONAL: Clayton Stadnik is interested in a degree in business administration... is a twin brother to Gamecock offensive lineman Brock Stadnik... father, John, played center professionally for one season with the San Diego Chargers and four years in the USFL after playing collegiately at Western Illinois.