Mike Davis Makes Case for Starting Role
Garnet & Black Spring Game Set for April 13
Thursday's Practice Report
South Carolina vs Georgia
Fourth-year junior defensive tackle who figures to compete with Gerald Dixon Jr. to replace Byron Jerideau next to Kelcy Quarles in the Gamecocks' defensive front four... logged valuable experience last season, registering 14 tackles in 10 games played.
2012: Redshirt sophomore defensive tackle who played in each of the final 10 games... made one start... logged 14 tackles including 2.5 tackles for loss and a half sack... Had a tackle for loss and a quarterback hurry in the win over Missouri... made his first career start at Florida when the Gamecocks opened in a goal line defense... his half sack came in the regular season finale at Clemson.
2011: Reserve defensive tackle... credited with two tackles in three games... saw action against Kentucky, Arkansas and Florida.
2010: Redshirted during his true freshman campaign... injured his right shoulder during fall camp and underwent surgery... spent the remainder of the fall rehabbing the injury.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned all-conference, all-county and all-state honors at Parkland High School in Winston-Salem, N.C., graduating in 2010... played for coach Deangelo Bell... logged 78 tackles, including 19 tackles for loss and 15 sacks as a senior... participated in the East-West All-Star Game... credited with 122 tackles, including 28 tackles for loss and 22 sacks as a junior... also played basketball in high school... averaged nine points, 12 rebounds and six blocks as a junior on the hardwood... considered a two-star prospect by Rivals.com... rated a three-star prospect and the nation's 79th-best defensive tackle by Scout.com... regarded as a three-star prospect and the nation's 94th-ranked defensive tackle by ESPN.com... also had offers from Louisville, East Carolina, Marshall and Western Carolina.
PERSONAL: Terrence Jalen Surratt was born August 10, 1992... is pursuing a degree in hospitality management.