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Jaylan Foster
Jaylan  Foster

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Duncan, S.C.

High School:
Byrnes

Last College:
Gardner-Webb

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Position:
DB

Experience:
TR

Major:
Sport and Entertainment Management

Former standout cornerback from Gardner-Webb who will not be eligible in 2017 per NCAA transfer rules... will have three years to play three at South Carolina.

2016: Played cornerback as a true freshman at Gardner-Webb for head coach Carroll McCray... named the Big South Conference Freshman of the Year... registered 45 tackles including 2.5 tackles for loss... led the Runnin' Bulldogs with five pass interceptions and with nine pass breakups... also recovered a pair of fumbles... earned Big South Freshman of the Week honors twice and was named to the 2016 Jerry Rice Award Watch List, annually given to the FCS Freshman Player of the Year... his five interceptions set a Big South Conference freshman record... led the FCS with 185 defensive return yards, including 111 fumble return yards... scored on a 60-yard fumble return versus Benedict and on a 42-yard interception return at Liberty... also had a 51-yard fumble return against Coastal Carolina... posted a career-high 10 tackles and an interception at Ohio... sealed the win over No. 8 Charleston Southern with an interception in the end zone in the final seconds.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a three-year starter for Byrnes (S.C.) High under head coach Brian Lane ... standout all-around performer at defensive back, receiver and return specialist ... helped the Rebels to a 12-2 mark in 2015 and to 48 wins over his four-year career ... played in wins over nationally-ranked foes Apopka (Fla.) High, Concord (Calif.) De La Salle and Mallard Creek (N.C.) High over his final three seasons ... named Division I Class 4A All-State by the S.C. High School Sports Report and earned first-team All-Area and All-Region honors following senior season at defensive back ... had nearly 1,400 all-purpose yards and scored 13 touchdowns as a senior... caught 28 passes for 471 yards and seven touchdowns, averaged 28.3 yards on 20 kickoff returns with a touchdown and 15.3 yards on 15 punt returns with two scores... also rushed for three touchdowns ... recorded 49 tackles, three interceptions and broke up six passes on defense... selected to play in the 2015 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas following his senior season ... caught 16 passes for 311 yards and five touchdowns as a junior as part of a 12-2 finish for the Rebels in 2014 ... picked off five passes, broke up 10 passes and had two fumble recoveries in the secondary ... started as a sophomore in the secondary for the Rebels in 2013 ... recorded 44 tackles and two interceptions ... also caught seven passes for 101 yards and three touchdowns... earned All-Area honors in basketball as a junior after averaging 12.4 points, 5.5 assists and 6.4 rebounds per game.

PERSONAL: Jaylan W. Foster was born January 20, 1998... is a sport and entertainment management major.

Jaylan Foster
 

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