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Larry Freeman
Larry Freeman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Meade, Fla.

High School:
Fort Meade

Last College:
Pearl River CC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 223

Position:
TE

Birthdate:
01/02/1986

Experience:
1 VL

Senior wide receiver who looks to contribute more this fall after turning in a solid spring... earned the Special Team Award in the spring for his ability to get to the punter... former junior college transfer who joined the squad in January 2007... listed on the second team entering the fall... has good size at 6-1 and 223 pounds.

2007: Played sparingly in his first season in the Garnet & Black following a stint at Pearl River Community College in Mississippi... appeared in 11-of-12 games at both wide receiver and on special teams... did not appear in the loss to Florida... caught two passes for 30 yards... had a 19-yard reception against South Carolina State, then had an 11-yard reception against Vanderbilt... joined the Gamecock roster in the spring of 2007.

2005-06: Played at Pearl River Community College in Poplarville, Miss., for Coach Tim Hatten... in addition to playing wide receiver, he handled the quarterback duties for four games during his sophomore season... helped his 2006 squad to the MACJC state championship and a spot in the NJCAA national championship game, where the second-ranked Wildcats fell to No. 1 Blinn (Tex.) by a 19-6 score to finish the season with a 10-2 mark... caught over 50 passes for 800 yards and eight touchdowns as a freshman in 2005... listed as the 42nd-best player on Rivals.com Junior College top 100 and was given a three-star rating... was a four-star prospect by Scout.com... had offers from Arkansas, Ole Miss and Tennessee, among others.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Fort Meade (Fla.) High School where he played baseball and basketball in addition to football... helped his football squad to the state playoffs each year, including a pair of runner-up finishes... earned all-state and all-county honors.

PERSONAL: Larry Donnell Freeman was born Jan. 2, 1986... pursuing in a degree in African-American studies.

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