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Jacob August
Jacob  August

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Columbia, S.C.

High School:
Cardinal Newman

Last College:
Fork Union Military

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 258

Position:
TE

Experience:
RS

Major:
Business Administration


1/19/2014

New plan with Gamecocks is right fit for Jacob August

By Dwayne McLemore (The State)

Second-year walk-on who is listed on the third team entering the fall... put together a solid spring, earning an opportunity to see the field this fall... 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 August is a business administration major.