Bowl Week Practices Begin Friday
South Carolina holds the ball for 43:15 of the game, scores double digits in all four quarters
Mike Davis Makes Case for Starting Role
Spring Practice Number 7 Held Thursday
Fourth-year wide receiver... listed on the third-team unit entering the fall... looking for more regular playing time in his junior campaign... presented with the "Everyday Attitude" award for the offense during the spring of 2014... tremendous bloodlines as his brother, Alshon, is a former Gamecock All-American and 2013 NFL Pro Bowler with the Chicago Bears.
2013: Sophomore wide receiver who saw action in eight games... caught six passes for 32 yards... five of the receptions came in the win over Arkansas... also had a catch in the Capital One Bowl win over Wisconsin... made one of the bigger plays of the season when, as part of the "hands team," he recovered the onside kick vs. Kentucky to preserve the victory... shared Most Improved honors among the wide receivers with Shaq Roland in the spring.
2012: Played in three contests, getting on the field against East Carolina, Arkansas and Michigan... did not log any statistics.
2011: Redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played both quarterback and wide receiver at Calhoun County in St. Matthews, S.C., graduating in 2011... coached by Walt Wilson... passed for over 2,000 yards as a senior... played in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas and in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Myrtle Beach following his senior campaign... was a two-time Orangeburg (S.C.) Times and Democrat Elite 11 selection... passed for 2,000 yards and 20 touchdowns in just seven games as a junior signal-caller for the Saints... also played basketball at Calhoun County... given a three-star rating, considered the 53rd-best wide receiver in the country and ranked as the 13th-best player in the state of South Carolina by Rivals.com... rated a three-star prospect and the nation's 86th-best wide receiver by Scout.com... four-star prospect, according to 247Sports.com... named to PrepStar's All-Atlantic Region class... also had offers from Auburn, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, NC State and Tennessee.
PERSONAL: Shamier Jeffery was born September 9, 1991... is a sociology major... brother of South Carolina record-setting All-American wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, who was a second round draft pick by the Chicago Bears in 2012.