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Jacob August
Jacob  August

RS Junior

Columbia, S.C.

High School:
Cardinal Newman

Last College:
Fork Union Military

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 258


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By Dwayne McLemore (The State)

2016 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

2015 Most Improved Tight End of the Spring

2014 Co-Freshman Offensive Player of the Spring

Junior tight end who was placed on scholarship for the first time this spring... the former walk-on has proved to be a solid contributor as a blocking tight end, while showing good hands... has made four starts over the past two seasons for the Garnet & Black.

2016: Played in all 13 games, with a start at Mississippi State... had five receptions for 52 yards... caught one pass for 10 yards at MSU... caught two passes in South Carolina's win over East Carolina... had a career-long 29 yard reception at Kentucky... a member of the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2015: Walk-on tight end who worked his way into the rotation early in the season... appeared in five games, making three starts... had four catches for 38 yards and a touchdown... made his debut against Kentucky and caught one pass for seven yards... added a 10-yard reception at Georgia... earned a start in a two-tight end formation against UCF and responded with a pair of catches for 21 yards, including a 13-yard touchdown catch... also started at LSU... did not play after the coaching change... named the Most Improved Tight End at the 2015 spring game.

2014: Enrolled at South Carolina in January... shared Freshman Offensive Player of the Spring honors with Connor Mitch... redshirted in his first year.

2013: Spent the fall at Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy where he was listed as a tight end, wide receiver, punter and placekicker on the post-graduate roster... coached by John Shuman... caught over 20 passes and a pair of touchdowns... also considered walking-on at Penn State and had scholarship offers from Southern Miss and Temple before electing to join the Gamecocks.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Cardinal Newman in Columbia, S.C... coached by Brannon Tidwell... had walk-on offers from South Carolina and Georgia as a punter out of high school.

PERSONAL: Jacob Joseph August was born July 4, 1995... a marketing major.

Jacob August

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