Qua Gilchrist
Qua  Gilchrist

RS Senior

Abbeville, S.C.

High School:

Last College:
Butler County CC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 245


1 VL

2012: Fifth-year senior who moved to fullback in the spring after working at linebacker previously... played in 12 games in the Gamecock backfield, making one start... did not have any carries but caught two passes for 19 yards... made his first career start in the win over East Carolina in the second game of the season... caught his first pass, a 10-yard completion, against Missouri... added a nine-yard reception at Kentucky... has a degree in sociology.

2011: Played in three games, seeing action against East Carolina, Kentucky, and The Citadel... recorded his first career tackle vs. Kentucky.

2010: Played in the season's first three games... contributed on special teams... did not record any statistics... joined the team in January and went through spring drills.

2009: Spent the season at Butler County Community College in El Dorado, Kan. playing for coach Troy Morrell... recorded 61 tackles, including 45 solo stops as a linebacker earning All-Jayhawk Conference honors... had 10.5 tackles for loss with 4.5 sacks... credited with four pass breakups and three quarterback hurries while helping the Grizzlies to an 8-3 record... considered a four-star prospect and ranked as the nation's 24th-best junior college player by Rivals.com... rated a three-star prospect by Scout.com.... considered the 33rd-best junior college player available according to SuperPrep... committed to Houston after turning down offers from Kansas and Kansas State among others before returning to his home state.

2008: Redshirted as a true freshman at BCCC to learn the linebacker position.

HIGH SCHOOL: Is a 2008 graduate of Abbeville (S.C.) High School where he played running back and linebacker... earned a spot in the 2007 SCADA North-South Game... rushed 170 times for 1,450 yards and 14 touchdowns as a junior for the Panthers.

PERSONAL: Toquavius Gilchrist is a sociology major at South Carolina.