Tuesday's Practice Report
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Talented redshirt freshman who will compete with Sharrod Golightly for playing time at the Spur position... saw some action early in the 2012 season before suffering an injury... one of four Gamecocks whose father also played football at Carolina, joining Gerald Dixon, Gerald Dixon Jr. and Kelcy Quarles.
2012: True freshman... played in two contests early in the season, getting in against East Carolina and UAB... logged five tackles including a tackle for loss... sat out the remainder of the season due to a left calf strain.
HIGH SCHOOL: Collected 63 tackles during his senior campaign at Island Coast High School in Cape Coral, Fla., graduating in 2012... selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Game following the season... named to the Super 75 list by the Florida Times-Union and to the Super 120 by the Mobile (Ala.) Register... as a junior, logged 53 solo tackles, two forced fumbles, two interceptions and a sack... also played quarterback in the wildcat offense and scored twice... as a receiver, caught 11 passes for 103 yards... earned first-team All-Area accolades by the News-Press... played on both sides of the ball as a sophomore, logging 62 tackles and three interceptions, while catching 15 passes for 201 yards and three scores... was a four-star prospect, the 11th-best safety in the country and the 39th-best player in the state of Florida by Rivals.com... was a three-star prospect and the nation's 27th-best safety by Scout.com... a four-star recruit, the 17th-best player at his position and the 45th-best player in the state according to ESPN.com... a four-star recruit, the 17th-best player at his position and the 43rd-best player in the state by 247Sports.com... narrowed his choices to Carolina, Vanderbilt and Tennessee and also visited Nebraska and Michigan State before selecting the Gamecocks.
PERSONAL: Jordan Diggs was born September 28, 1993... is the son of former Gamecock linebacker Shed Diggs (1984-87)... is a journalism major.