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Jaylin Dickerson
Jaylin  Dickerson

RS Freshman

Southern Pines, N.C.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 191



Public Health

Redshirt freshman defensive back who did not participate in spring drills this year after undergoing shoulder surgery last August... expected to be a factor once he is given medical clearance... did go through spring practices in 2017 after graduating from high school early and impressed the coaching staff with his instincts and play-making abilities.

2017: True freshman who enrolled at South Carolina in January and went through spring drills... listed with the second-team unit entering the fall... suffered an injury to a nerve during spring ball that affected the strength in his arm throughout the summer and into the start of fall camp... underwent season-ending shoulder surgery to repair the nerve damage in August.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Pinecrest High School in Southern Pines, N.C. in December 2016... helped the Patriots to a 10-3 record in his senior season... the team reached the second round of the 4AA playoffs... earned the conference Defensive Player of the Year accolades... coached by Chris Metzger... played in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas... a three-year starter and three-time all-conference performer... made 58 tackles and three interceptions as a sophomore, then earned first-team All-Southeastern 4-A Conference honors and All-Cape Fear region honors as a junior when he had 64 tackles, six tackles for loss and two INTs... rated the 27th-best player in the state and the 55th-best safety in the country by Rivals... ranked as the 37th-best player in North Carolina and the 93rd-best safety in the nation by 247Sports... ESPN considered him the 12th-best player in the state and the No. 42 "athlete" in the country... Scout listed him No. 120 among safeties in the country... standout in basketball as well.

PERSONAL: Jaylin M. Dickerson was born November 2, 1998... interested in a degree in public health.

Jaylin Dickerson

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