Second-year walk-on who enrolled at South Carolina and joined the squad in January of 2014... provides depth at tight end.
2014: Redshirted as a true freshman... shared Freshman Offensive Player of the Spring honors with Connor Mitch.
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 stay home at South Carolina.
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.
PERSONAL: Jacob August is a business administration major.